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The story of maps & map-making how man has charted his changing world from ancient times to the space age. by James A. Hathway

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Published by Golden Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cartography -- History

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Edition Notes

Other titlesStory of maps and map-making, Maps & map-making
StatementIllustrated by Harry McNaught.
SeriesGolden library of knowledge
The Physical Object
Pagination53 p. :
Number of Pages53
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22780797M
LC Control Number61005227

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The Story of Maps follows the peaks and declines of western societies, with marine and topographic knowledge flourishing secretly with the sea powers of Minoan Crete and the Phoenicians, surfacing again with Hipparchus, Eratosthenes, Strabo, and Ptolemy, then waning until the Crusades brought travel and trade back to by:   The story of maps & map-making how man has charted his changing world from ancient times to the space age. by James A. Hathway Published by Golden Press Pages: Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The story of maps & map-making by James A. Hathway; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Cartography, History. The strength of the book is its breadth and its central thesis -- that all map-makers make judgements and must chose between imperfect renditions of the world. (Jonathan Sher London Free Press ) The amply illustrated book shows how far we've come in a relatively short time when it comes to mapping our by:

The Writer's Map is a collection of short essays by various authors and illustrators about map-making and story-telling, interspersed, of course, by plenty of gorgeous maps. As a writer, I gained insight in how to use maps to help me in my writing, and the maps /5.   Acclaimed for its innovative use of visual material, this book is engaging, clear, and compelling?exactly how an effective map should be. Nearly every page is organized around maps and other figures (many in full color) that illustrate all aspects of map making, including instructive examples of both good and poor design choices. The book covers everything from . 2. Read the story and have students follow the story on their maps. Read aloud the story to the class and have each student participate by moving a small toy or marker or a cutout of the characters along the map. For each story, have students complete the following tasks: Storybook 1: Make Way for Ducklings, by Robert McCloskey. A Story of Maps and Map Making How Man Has Charted His World From Ancient Times To THe Space Age. Hardcover – January 1, by James A. Hathway (Author) See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsReviews: 2.

Picture books about characters using and making maps. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Early map making was characterized by secrecy. Maps were precious documents, drawn by astrologers and travelers, worn out through use or purposely destroyed. Just as men first mapped the earth indirectly, via the sun and stars, so must the history of maps be approahced circuitously, through chronicles, astronomy, Strabo and Ptolemy, seamanship, commerce, politics.4/5(3). The Story of Maps follows the peaks and declines of western societies, with marine and topographic knowledge flourishing secretly with the sea powers of Minoan Crete and the Phoenicians, surfacing again with Hipparchus, Eratosthenes, Strabo, and Ptolemy, then waning until the Crusades brought travel and trade back to prominence/5.   I presented a class called Map-Making Here is Part One of the class in blog-post form. No matter what genre you’re working on, sketching a map is a great way to brainstorm. Today I’m going to talk about making a map for your story, how to come up with the layout, the items on said map, and how to name everything.