Picturing America

Author: Stephen J. Hornsby
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022638618X
Size: 77.85 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.

Picturing America

Author: Stephen J. Hornsby
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780226386041
Size: 76.33 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: 26.49 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.

Pictorial Maps

Author: Nigel Holmes
Publisher: Watson-Guptill
ISBN:
Size: 39.68 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: 69.63 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 & ...

Envisioning The City

Author: David Buisseret
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226079936
Size: 48.98 MB
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Although city plans are among the oldest maps known, few books have been devoted to them. Historians of cartography and geography, architects, and urban planners will all enjoy this profusely illustrated volume.

Historical Atlases

Author: Walter Goffart
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226300719
Size: 73.41 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.

Picturing Men And Women In The Dutch Golden Age

Author: Klaske Muizelaar
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300098174
Size: 43.83 MB
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Taking as their premiss the subjective experience of art, the authors look at how paintings by Rembrandt, Vermeer & other masters were displayed & comprehended in the 17th century.

Enlightened Princesses

Author: David Bindman
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780300217100
Size: 63.87 MB
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"This publication accompanies the exhibition Enlightened princesses: Caroline, Augusta, Charlotte, and the shaping of the modern world, co-organized by the Yale Center for British Art and Historic Royal Palaces, on view at the Yale Center ...