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The Resource Rhumb lines and map wars : a social history of the Mercator projection, Mark Monmonier

Rhumb lines and map wars : a social history of the Mercator projection, Mark Monmonier

Label
Rhumb lines and map wars : a social history of the Mercator projection
Title
Rhumb lines and map wars
Title remainder
a social history of the Mercator projection
Statement of responsibility
Mark Monmonier
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
IT-FiEUI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Monmonier, Mark S
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mercator projection (Cartography)
  • Cartography
  • Loxodrome
  • Peters projection (Cartography)
  • Navigation
Label
Rhumb lines and map wars : a social history of the Mercator projection, Mark Monmonier
Link
http://www.h-net.org/review/hrev-a0e0j7-aa
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-229) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Bearings straight? an introduction -- Early sailing charts -- Mercator's résumé -- Revealing replicas -- The Wright approach -- Travelers' aide -- Soldiering on -- On track -- Wall maps and worldviews -- Size matters -- Points of view
Control code
FIEb13209711
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xiv, 242 pages
Isbn
9780226534312
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)53954188
Label
Rhumb lines and map wars : a social history of the Mercator projection, Mark Monmonier
Link
http://www.h-net.org/review/hrev-a0e0j7-aa
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-229) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Bearings straight? an introduction -- Early sailing charts -- Mercator's résumé -- Revealing replicas -- The Wright approach -- Travelers' aide -- Soldiering on -- On track -- Wall maps and worldviews -- Size matters -- Points of view
Control code
FIEb13209711
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xiv, 242 pages
Isbn
9780226534312
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)53954188

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