From sea charts to satellite images : interpreting North American history through maps

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  • Creator edited by David Buisseret
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1990.
  • Physical Details
    • xvi, 324 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 25 cm
  • ISBNs 0226079910, 9780226079912, 0226079929, 9780226079929
  • OCLC ocm20670347

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • The European antecedents of new world maps / David Buisseret -- Maps of the age of European exploration / David B. Quinn -- Eighteenth-century large-scale maps / Louis DeVorsey -- Maps of the township and range system / Ronald E. Grim -- Nineteenth-century landscape views / David Buisseret -- Bird's-eye views of towns and cities ; City maps and plans / Gerald Danzer -- North American county maps and atlases / Michael P. Conzen -- Two examples of thematic maps : civil war and fire insurance maps / Robert Karrow and Ronald E. Grim -- Topographic surveys of the United States / Robert Karrow -- Twentieth-century highway maps / Thomas Schlereth -- Aerial imagery / David Buisseret and Christopher Baruth
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