Mapping : ways of representing the world / Daniel Dorling and David Fairbairn

Author(s): Dorling, Daniel
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Subjects: Cartography
Geographic information systems
Human geography
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Harlow, Essex, England : Pearson/Prentice Hall, 1997
Series: Insights into human geography
LC Classification: G, GA
Physical Description: viii, 184 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword
Introduction 1
Ch. 1. The history of cartography 6
Ch. 2. The shape and content of maps 25
Ch. 3. Navigation, maps and accuracy 44
Ch. 4. Representing others 65
Ch. 5. Mapping territory 82
Ch. 6. New scales, new viewpoints 102
Ch. 7. Geographical information systems 121
Ch. 8. Alternative views 137
Ch. 9. Representing the future and the future of representation 156
References 173
Index 178
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: Ways of representing the world
Additional Authors: Fairbairn, David, 1954-
Notes: ISBN: 0582289726 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-177) and index
OCLC Number: 37268932
ISBN/ISSN: 0582289726