Picturing America

Author: Stephen J. Hornsby
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022638604X
Size: 22.95 MB
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Picturing America is the first book to showcase this vivid and popular genre of maps.

Picturing America

Author: Stephen J. Hornsby
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022638618X
Size: 10.30 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: 0226534642
Size: 15.35 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.

Beyond The Lines

Author: Joshua Brown
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520231030
Size: 44.45 MB
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The book illuminates in highly original ways how Gilded Age engravers both shaped and reflected popular views regarding race, ethnicity, and labor strife."—Eric Foner, Columbia University

The Nation S Library

Author: Alan Bisbort
Publisher: Scala Books
ISBN: 9781857592351
Size: 12.89 MB
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A celebratory guide, stunningly illustrated, of one of the world's great libraries.

Marking Modern Times

Author: Alexis McCrossen
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022601486X
Size: 73.80 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 Red Atlas

Author: John Davies
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022638957X
Size: 62.23 MB
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This book presents a catalog of these maps and reveals the never-before-told story of the world's most comprehensive mapping endeavor and, arguably, some of the world's most intriguing maps.

The Atlas Of World Hunger

Author: Thomas J. Bassett
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226039080
Size: 79.61 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.

Atlas Of Untamed Places

Author: Chris Fitch
Publisher: Aurum Press Limited
ISBN: 9781781316771
Size: 28.68 MB
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With beautiful, unique maps and evocative photography, Atlas of Untamed Places is an intrepid voyage to nature’s wildest places.

Historical Atlases

Author: Walter Goffart
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226300719
Size: 27.16 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.