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Author Monmonier, Mark S.

Title Rhumb lines and map wars [electronic resource] : a social history of the Mercator projection / Mark Monmonier.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2004.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiv, 242 p. : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-229) and index.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Mercator projection (Cartography)
Cartography -- Social aspects.
Loxodrome.
Peters projection (Cartography)
Navigation.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0226534316 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226534312
9780226534329 (e-book)

 
    
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