Picturing America

Author: Stephen J. Hornsby
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022638618X
Size: 13.18 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.

Picturing America

Author: Stephen J. Hornsby
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780226386041
Size: 58.85 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.

Amateur Movie Making

Author: Martha J. McNamara
Publisher: Indiana University Press
ISBN: 025302644X
Size: 10.54 MB
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Here we encounter the lyrical and visually expressive qualities of films produced in New England between 1915 and 1960 and held in the collections of Northeast Historic Film, a moving image repository and study center that was established ...

Pictorial Maps

Author: Nigel Holmes
Publisher: Watson-Guptill
ISBN:
Size: 47.87 MB
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Discusses the history of pictorial maps and their use in newspapers, magazines, and television reporting and explains the mapmaking process

Culture On Tour

Author: Edward M. Bruner
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226077635
Size: 35.23 MB
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Analysing a variety of tourist productions, ranging from dance dramas in Bali to an Abraham Lincoln heritage site in Illinois, Bruner considers the diverse perspectives of various actors, including the tourists, the producers, the natives & ...

Marking Modern Times

Author: Alexis McCrossen
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022601486X
Size: 15.46 MB
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In Marking Modern Times, Alexis McCrossen relates how the American preoccupation with time led people from across social classes to acquire watches and clocks, and expands our understanding of the ways we have standardized time and have ...

The Nation S Library

Author: Alan Bisbort
Publisher: Scala Books
ISBN: 9781857592351
Size: 61.15 MB
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A celebratory guide, stunningly illustrated, of one of the world's great libraries.

The Atlas Of World Hunger

Author: Thomas J. Bassett
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226039080
Size: 66.26 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.

How To Lie With Maps

Author: Mark Monmonier
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022602900X
Size: 67.78 MB
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Even those who hated geography in grammar school might well find a new enthusiasm for the subject after reading Monmonier's lively and surprising book."—Wilson Library Bulletin "A reading of this book will leave you much better defended ...

Historical Atlases

Author: Walter Goffart
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226300719
Size: 36.95 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.