Picturing America

Author: Stephen J. Hornsby
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022638618X
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Picturing America is the first book to showcase this vivid and popular genre of maps. Geographer Stephen J. Hornsby gathers together 158 delightful pictorial jewels, most drawn from the extensive collections of the Library of Congress.

Picturing America

Author: Stephen J. Hornsby
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ISBN: 9780226386041
Size: 76.51 MB
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Picturing America is the first book to showcase this vivid and popular genre of maps. Geographer Stephen J. Hornsby gathers together 158 delightful pictorial jewels, most drawn from the extensive collections of the Library of Congress.

From Squaw Tit To Whorehouse Meadow

Author: Mark Monmonier
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226534650
Size: 11.19 MB
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And unlike other books that consider place names, this is the first to reflect on both the real cartographic and political imbroglios they engender."--BOOK JACKET.

Historical Atlases

Author: Walter Goffart
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226300719
Size: 37.96 MB
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Goffart concludes the book with a detailed catalogue of more than 700 historical maps and atlases produced from 1570 to 1870. Historical Atlases will immediately take its place as the single most important reference on its subject.

After The Map

Author: William Rankin
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022633936X
Size: 56.31 MB
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"After the Map "reveals the major conceptual ramifications of these and other changes and in doing so offers a new way of understanding the central political-geographic shift of the twentieth century.

Picturing America

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"The Teachers guide was designed to accompany the Picturing America project, a part of We the People, the flagship initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

The Card Catalog

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Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452158584
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Featuring more than 200 full-color images of original catalog cards, first edition book covers, and photographs from the library's magnificent archives, this collection is a visual celebration of the rarely seen treasures in one of the ...

You Are Here Nyc

Author: Katharine Harmon
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1616895497
Size: 21.77 MB
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You Are Here: NYC assembles some two hundred maps charting every inch and facet of the five boroughs, depicting New Yorks of past and present, and a city that never was.

The Atlas Of World Hunger

Author: Thomas J. Bassett
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226039080
Size: 41.62 MB
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That’s because hunger is a complex political, economic, and ecological phenomenon. The interplay of these forces produces a geography of hunger that Thomas J. Bassett and Alex Winter-Nelson illuminate in this empowering book.