(BCN/KTVU) - Any cartography nerds or train fans who might be interested in the history of the ... where BART was going." ...
In the early ... mapping. For many years atlases were the showcase for thematic maps, usually of countries or regions rather than cities, reflecting to some extent the fact that traditional atlas ...
It was a thin slice of history that allowed humankind to look at itself differently ... It is one of the masterpieces of the ...
At London’s The Map House, Mapping the Moon: 1669-1969 (until 21 August) surveys celestial cartography of the last 300 years. Featuring early 17th-century engravings ... including late-night dance ...
(CNN) — Maps can be beautiful and good ones can be great investments. But what collectors often find most entrancing about maps are how they provide portals into history ... increased interest in ...
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“I thought I might find 10,” she tells CityLab. But over the years, as she combed through maps, censuses, newspapers, and tips from colleagues, she was amazed by how many women there were in the early ...
The map paintings are late-modernist masterpieces, and represent a major missing link in the story of postwar art — roiling, ...
The Vault is Slate’s history blog. Like us on Facebook ... to show the prevalence of syphilis across various Union states. An early attempt to track disease using cartography, the map took advantage ...
While the mapping of extraterrestrial bodies may seem esoteric and irrelevant to our daily work, the history, techniques and future of planetary cartography have many ... the advent of aerial ...
They reveal a lot about the history of the city, as well as the history of cartography. The sheet map above ... Association by one E.R. Pulling, M.D.. It's an early example of a thematic map intended ...
History’s earliest known world ... which suggests that the map shows both real geographical features and elements of Babylonian cosmology. Many elements of the science of cartography can trace their ...
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Hessler and a team of contributors have put together a stunning cartographic encyclopedia titled, Map: Exploring The World ($59.95, Phaidon). In it, 300 maps tell the story of 5,000 years of human ...