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 CARTOGRAPHY BOOKS FOR GEOINT

THE STORY OF MAPS by Anne Rooney

The story of maps marks the progress of the human race as men and women moved from purely local concerns to exploring the wider world about them. This book is full of wonderful pictorial maps which go right up to modern times, including the Mappa Mundi (c.1285) from Hereford Cathedral, a medieval European map of the world with Jerusalem at its centre, and the Tempus Orbis Terrarum, created in Antwerp by Abraham Ortelius for what is recognized as the first modern atlas.

MAPPING THE WORLD


DESIGNING BETTER MAPS: A GUIDE FOR GIS USERS by Cynthia A. Brewer

Describing how to build balanced map layouts suited to varied mapping goals, this guide focuses on export options that suit different media and can be edited in other applications. The wide range of text characteristics needed for expert map design as well as how to improve map readability.

DESIGNING BETTER MAPS


MAPS AND CIVILIZATION (2nd Edition) by Norman J. W. Thrower

In this concise introduction to the history of cartography, Norman J. W. Thrower charts the intimate links between maps and history from antiquity to the present day. A wealth of illustrations, including the oldest known map and contemporary examples made using Geographical Information Systems (GIS), illuminate the many ways in which various human cultures have interpreted spatial relationships.

MAPS AND CIVILIZATION


CARTOGRAPHY: VISUALIZATION OF SPATIAL DATA by Menno-Jan Kraak and F. J. Ormeling

'Cartography' has been extensively rewritten to incorporate an international focus. The text is designed to assist with the visualisation of spatial data, essential for analytical and communication purposes.

CARTOGRAPHY: VISUALIZATION OF SPATIAL DATA