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The Cartographic Capital

Author : Kory Olson
ISBN : 9781786940964
Genre : Cartography
File Size : 66.90 MB
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Through official maps, this book looks at how government presentations of Paris and environs change over the course of the Third Republic (1889-1934). Governmental policies, such as the creation of a mandatory national uniform educational system that will eventually include geography, combined with technological advances in the printing industry, to alter the look, exposure, reception, and distribution of government maps. The government initially seemed to privilege an exclusively positive view of the capital city and limited its presentation of it to land inside the walled fortifications. However, as the Republic progressed and Paris grew, technology altered how Parisians used and understood their urban space. Rail and automobiles made moving about the city and environs easier while increased industrialization moved factories and their workers further out into the Seine Department. During this time, maps transitioned from reflecting the past to documenting the present. With the advent of French urbanism after World War I, official mapped views of greater Paris abandoned privileging past achievements and began to mirror actual residential and industrial development as it pushed further out from the city centre. Finally, the government needed to plan for the future of greater Paris and official maps begin to show how the government viewed the direction of its capital city.
Category: Cartography

The Art Of Cartographics

Author : Jasmine Desclaux-Salachas
ISBN : 1741175615
Genre : Cartography
File Size : 69.4 MB
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The Art of Cartographics is a stunning collection of maps that all have one thing in common: each design has taken the traditional map in a new direction, with exquisite results. Featuring geographical maps, fictional maps, and fresh and innovative approaches to cultural, economic and political maps, it presents the very best in rational beauty and invites the reader on a journey across the globe. This carefully curated book selects the most creative and interesting map design projects from around the world, and offers inspiration for designers and map-lovers alike. Covering themes including power, gentrification, literature, animals, plants and food, and featuring hand-drawn, painted, digital, 3D scuplted and folded maps, The Art of Cartographics offers a slice of social history that is as beautiful as it is fascinating.
Category: Cartography

S Avoir La Carte

Author : Jeffrey Nolan Peters
ISBN : UOM:39015037838052
Genre : Allegory
File Size : 52.85 MB
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Category: Allegory

Cartographic Relief Presentation

Author : Eduard Imhof
ISBN : 9781589480261
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 51.55 MB
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"This new edition of Cartographic Relief Presentation was edited for clarity and consistency but preserves Imhof's insightful commentary and analytical style. Color maps, aerial photographs, and instructive illustrations are faithfully reproduced. The book offers guidelines for properly rendering terrain in maps of all types and scales whether drawn by traditional means or with the aid of a computer. Cartographic Relief Presentation was among the essential mapping and graphical design books of the twentieth century. Its continuing relevance for the twenty-first century is assured with this publication."--BOOK JACKET.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Jacaranda Junior Atlas

Author : Jacaranda Staff
ISBN : 0701630922
Genre : Atlases
File Size : 70.75 MB
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YEARS 3 - 6 This atlas has been designed for primary school students throughout Australia. The pages are designed around three key questions: Where do we live? How do we and the world interact? What is changing? Features: enables students to use maps interactively by providing questions that will lead each student towards investigation illustrates the industrial, social, economic and environmental changes which have taken place in the last 50 years uses a variety of styles to present maps, photos, graphs and tables in order to illustrate different themes and familiarise students with various ways of presenting information provides a number of skills pages that assist students in using the atlas more effectively includes a glossary of geographic terms Jacaranda Junior Atlas - CATEGORY WINNER - The Australian Awards for Excellence in Educational Publishing
Category: Atlases

Cartographic Laboratory Report

Author : University of Michigan. Dept. of Geography
ISBN : UOM:39015055324811
Genre : Cartography
File Size : 60.3 MB
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Cartographical Innovations

Author : Helen Wallis
ISBN : UCSD:31822002402584
Genre : Cartography
File Size : 47.51 MB
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Category: Cartography