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The Golden Atlas: The Greatest Explorations, Quests and Discoveries on Maps

By Edward Brooke-Hitching

2018 | Simon and Schuster
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The Golden Atlas is a spectacular visual history of exploration and cartography, a treasure chest of adventures from the chronicles of global discovery, illustrated with a selection of the most beautiful maps ever created. The book reveals how the wo ...
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W. E. B. Du Bois's Data Portraits: Visualizing Black America

Edited By Whitney Battle-Baptiste, Britt Rusert

2018 | Princeton Architectural Press
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The colorful charts, graphs, and maps presented at the 1900 Paris Exposition by famed sociologist and black rights activist W. E. B. Du Bois offered a view into the lives of black Americans, conveying a literal and figurative representation of "the c ...

Lost Maps of the Caliphs: Drawing The World In Eleventh-Century Cairo

By Yossef Rapoport, Emilie Savage-Smith

2018 | University of Chicago
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About a millennium ago, in Cairo, an unknown author completed a large and richly illustrated book. In the course of thirty-five chapters, this book guided the reader on a journey from the outermost cosmos and planets to Earth and its lands, islands, ...
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Where the Animals Go: Tracking Wildlife with Technology in 50 Maps and Graphics

By James Cheshire, Oliver Uberti

2017 | W. W. Norton
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Based on pioneering research by scientists at the forefront of the animal-tracking revolution, James Cheshire and Oliver Uberti's stunning, four-color charts and maps tell fascinating stories of animal behavior. Where the Animals Go is a triumph of t ...
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Wild Migrations: Atlas of Wyoming's Ungulates

By Matthew Kauffman, James Meacham, Hall Sawyer, Alethea Steingisser, William Rudd, Emilene Ostlind

2018 | Oregon State University Press
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A new atlas produced under the guidance of Jim Meacham. Each spread in this full color book investigates an ecological, historical, or conservation aspect of migration through clear and compelling maps, graphics, and photos. Using a narrative style t ...

Tangible Modeling with Open Source GIS

By Anna Petrasova, Brendan Harmon, Vaclav Petras, Payam Tabrizian, Helena Mitasova

2018 | Springer International Publishing
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This book provides an overview of the latest developments in the fast growing field of tangible user interfaces.  It presents a new type of modeling environment where the users interact with geospatial data and simulations using 3D physical landscape ...
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ISSN: 1048-9053