Maps and Civilization: Cartography in Culture and Society, Third Edition By Norman J. W. Thrower
2008-10-15 | 362 Pages | ISBN: 0226799743 | PDF | 33 MB
In this concise introduction to the history of cartography, Norman J. W. Thrower charts the intimate links between maps and history from antiquity to the present day. A wealth of illustrations, including the oldest known map and contemporary examples made using Geographical Information Systems (GIS), illuminate the many ways in which various human cultures have interpreted spatial relationships.
The third edition of Maps and Civilization incorporates numerous revisions, features new material throughout the book, and includes a new alphabetized bibliography.