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Capitalism and Cartography in the Dutch Golden Age

Capitalism and Cartography in the Dutch Golden Age

Elizabeth A. Sutton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226254784
eISBN:
9780226254814
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226254814.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Capitalism and Cartography examines how map publication and dissemination coincided with and was part of the rise of the Dutch Republic as a preeminent capitalist nation in the early modern global ... More

CartophiliaMaps and the Search for Identity in the French-German Borderland

Cartophilia: Maps and the Search for Identity in the French-German Borderland

Catherine Tatiana Dunlop

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226173023
eISBN:
9780226173160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226173160.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The period between the French Revolution and the Second World War saw an unprecedented proliferation of mapmaking and map reading across modern European society. This book explores the “age of ... More

Cities in the Urban AgeA Dissent

Cities in the Urban Age: A Dissent

Robert A. Beauregard

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226535241
eISBN:
9780226535418
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226535418.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

In this self-proclaimed Urban Age, the city is touted as the source of economic prosperity, a nurturer or social and cultural diversity, and a place primed for democracy. Its fertile ground gives ... More

Decolonizing the MapCartography from Colony to Nation

Decolonizing the Map: Cartography from Colony to Nation

James R. Akerman (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226422787
eISBN:
9780226422817
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226422817.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

This volume considers consider the roles mapping has played in the passage from colony to nation—or, from dependent to independent state. The eight contributions, including a synoptic first chapter ... More

Dislocating the OrientBritish Maps and the Making of the Middle East, 1854-1921

Dislocating the Orient: British Maps and the Making of the Middle East, 1854-1921

Daniel Foliard

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226451336
eISBN:
9780226451473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451473.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

While the twentieth century’s conflicting visions and exploitation of the Middle East are well documented, the origins of the concept of the Middle East itself have been largely ignored. With ... More

Hitler's GeographiesThe Spatialities of the Third Reich

Hitler's Geographies: The Spatialities of the Third Reich

Paolo Giaccaria and Claudio Minca (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226274423
eISBN:
9780226274560
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226274560.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Hitler’s Geographies aims to respond to the growing interest in the current academic literature for a comprehensive investigation of the spatial imaginations of the Nazi regime and of the actual ... More

The Icon CurtainThe Cold War's Quiet Border

The Icon Curtain: The Cold War's Quiet Border

Yuliya Komska

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226154190
eISBN:
9780226154220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226154220.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The Iron Curtain did not exist. Instead, it comprised multiple regional segments, many in the grip of divergent historical and cultural forces for decades, if not centuries. The first cultural ... More

Lost Maps of the CaliphsDrawing the World in Eleventh-Century Cairo

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

Yossef Rapoport and Emilie Savage-Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226540887
eISBN:
9780226553405
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226553405.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

About a millennium ago, sometime between 1020 and 1050, in Cairo, a large illustrated book on the heavens and the Earth was completed. Modern scholars were unaware of its existence until its recent ... More

Map MenTransnational Lives and Deaths of Geographers in the Making of East Central Europe

Map Men: Transnational Lives and Deaths of Geographers in the Making of East Central Europe

Steven Seegel

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226438498
eISBN:
9780226438528
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226438528.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The book narrates the lives of five cartographers active in the early 20th century and uses records of their correspondence along historical research about the period to substantiate an analysis of ... More

Maxwell StreetWriting and Thinking Place

Maxwell Street: Writing and Thinking Place

Tim Cresswell

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226604114
eISBN:
9780226604398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226604398.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

The book is an exercise in thinking about and writing about a particular place - the Maxwell Street area of Chicago. It is divided into three sections which address the process of writing about ... More

Medieval Islamic MapsAn Exploration

Medieval Islamic Maps: An Exploration

Karen C. Pinto

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226126968
eISBN:
9780226127019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226127019.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

There are hundreds of cartographic images scattered throughout the medieval and early modern Arabic, Persian, and Turkish manuscript collections. The plethora of extant copies produced in a variety ... More

The MountainA Political History from the Enlightenment to the Present

The Mountain: A Political History from the Enlightenment to the Present

Bernard Debarbieux and Gilles Rudaz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226031118
eISBN:
9780226031255
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031255.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

This book looks at mountains from a very original perspective, focusing on political and scientific imaginaries of mountains throughout the world. It aims to study the processes through which modern ... More

The Mysteries of the Marco Polo Maps

The Mysteries of the Marco Polo Maps

Benjamin B. Olshin

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226149820
eISBN:
9780226149967
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226149967.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

This book, The Mysteries of the “Marco Polo” Maps, introduces the reader to a very curious collection of little-known maps relating to the voyages of Marco Polo. As far as history tells us, Marco ... More

The Politics of ScaleA History of Rangeland Science

The Politics of Scale: A History of Rangeland Science

Nathan F. Sayre

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226083117
eISBN:
9780226083391
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226083391.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

This book tells the history of scientific efforts to understand and manage rangelands—the grasslands, shrublands, savannas, tundra, steppe and deserts that comprise some two-fifths of Earth’s land ... More

Rome Measured and ImaginedEarly Modern Maps of the Eternal City

Rome Measured and Imagined: Early Modern Maps of the Eternal City

Jessica Maier

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226127637
eISBN:
9780226127774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226127774.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

This book recounts the history of a genre, the city portrait, through imagery of Rome. Among the most popular categories of early modern print culture, the city portrait was also one of the most ... More

Sidewalk CityRemapping Public Space in Ho Chi Minh City

Sidewalk City: Remapping Public Space in Ho Chi Minh City

Annette Miae Kim

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226119229
eISBN:
9780226119366
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226119366.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Urban Geography

Sidewalk City re-maps public space in order to unveil contemporary spatial practices and to explore future possibilities. In the midst of historic migration and urbanization, our limited public ... More

Worldly ConsumersThe Demand for Maps in Renaissance Italy

Worldly Consumers: The Demand for Maps in Renaissance Italy

Genevieve Carlton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226255316
eISBN:
9780226255453
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226255453.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

Worldly Consumers explores the growing availability of maps to private consumers in sixteenth-century Italy and argues that maps became a central tool in the effort to construct an identity and ... More

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