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Title Cartographies of travel and navigation [electronic resource] / edited by James R. Akerman.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description ix, 372 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.).
Series The Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr., lectures in the history of cartography
Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr., lectures in the history of cartography.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / James R. Akerman -- Milieus of mobility : itineraries, route maps and road maps / Catherine Delano-Smith -- Surveying the seas : establishing the sea routes to the East Indies / Andrew S. Cook -- Mapping a transcontinental nation : nineteenth- and early twentieth-century American rail travel cartography / Jerry Musich -- Twentieth-century American road maps and the making of a national motorized space / James R. Akerman -- "Up in the air in more ways than one" : the emergence of aeronautical charts in the United States / Ralph E. Ehrenberg -- Maps on wheels : the evolution of automobile navigation / Robert L. French.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Maps.
Map reading.
Navigation -- United States.
Map reading -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Akerman, James R.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0226010740 (cloth : alk. paper)

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