The Resource Maps that made history : the influential, the eccentric and the sublime, Lez Smart

Maps that made history : the influential, the eccentric and the sublime, Lez Smart

Label
Maps that made history : the influential, the eccentric and the sublime
Title
Maps that made history
Title remainder
the influential, the eccentric and the sublime
Statement of responsibility
Lez Smart
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Few people can resist the appeal of old maps and plans. Even in these days of disposable mapping - from satellite navigation to customized road directions at the click of a mouse - the historical map continues to present a unique perspective on our changing world. Here we explore 25 glorious examples. The emphasis is on the story behind the map: what it reveals about its creator and users, from the first explorers to the railway builders. This thought-provoking collection features maps that chart societies as well as land, sea, and skies; maps that have influenced and inspired; and perhaps mos
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
912/.09
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • facsimiles
Index
no index present
LC call number
GA201
LC item number
.S62 2004eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Maps that made history : the influential, the eccentric and the sublime, Lez Smart
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1 The Early Mapmakers; 2 The Quest for Riches; 3 Challenging Perceptions; 4 Winning the Day; 5 Fantasy and Fantastical; Exploring Further; Map and Picture Sources
Control code
ocn285231936
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (191 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781554882243
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
e1b55788-0c23-4402-9805-7177f7678239
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b28121624
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)285231936
  • acaebk1459712544

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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