The Resource All over the map : a cartographic odyssey, Betsy Mason & Greg Miller

All over the map : a cartographic odyssey, Betsy Mason & Greg Miller

Label
All over the map : a cartographic odyssey
Title
All over the map
Title remainder
a cartographic odyssey
Statement of responsibility
Betsy Mason & Greg Miller
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Created for map lovers by map lovers, this rich book explores the intriguing stories behind maps across history and illuminates how the art of cartography thrives today. In this visually stunning book, award-winning journalists Betsy Mason and Greg Miller--authors of the National Geographic cartography blog "All Over the Map"--Explore the intriguing stories behind maps from a wide variety of cultures, civilizations, and time periods. Based on interviews with scores of leading cartographers, curators, historians, and scholars, this is a remarkable selection of fascinating and unusual maps. This diverse compendium includes ancient maps of dragon-filled seas, elaborate graphics picturing unseen concepts and forces from inside Earth to outer space, devious maps created by spies, and maps from pop culture such as the schematics to the Death Star and a map of Westeros from Game of Thrones. If your brain craves maps--and Mason and Miller would say it does, whether you know it or not--this eye-opening visual feast will inspire and delight"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mason, Betsy
Dewey number
526.09
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GA201
LC item number
.M373 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Miller, Greg
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cartography
  • Atlases
  • REFERENCE
  • HISTORY
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Cartography
Label
All over the map : a cartographic odyssey, Betsy Mason & Greg Miller
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 310-311) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Waterways -- Cities -- Conflict and crisis -- Landscapes -- Economies -- Science -- Human experiences -- Worlds -- Art and imagination
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
318 pages
Isbn
9781426219726
Lccn
2018007300
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1021081157
  • 918741
  • (OCoLC)on1021081157
  • 918741
Label
All over the map : a cartographic odyssey, Betsy Mason & Greg Miller
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 310-311) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Waterways -- Cities -- Conflict and crisis -- Landscapes -- Economies -- Science -- Human experiences -- Worlds -- Art and imagination
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
318 pages
Isbn
9781426219726
Lccn
2018007300
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1021081157
  • 918741
  • (OCoLC)on1021081157
  • 918741

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