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Robert Sidney Martin

Teoksen Maps of Texas and the Southwest, 1513-1900 tekijä

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An unbelievably beautiful set of maps and a succinct, yet informative, user's guide that provides not only a detailed history of the maps contained in the larger set, but the ways they were made and their place in cartographic evolution. Also a fine primer on cartographic construction.
 
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tuckerresearch | 1 muu arvostelu | Feb 6, 2024 |
Since I'm retired, one of my projects is to discard my collection of obsolete professional literature. Amusing to read (or re-read) the perspective on the future of electronic resources for scholarship in papers delivered probably in 1992. Or the negative comments about the various isms classics scholars are too steeped in wisdom to embrace and which have had a death grip on the profession for some time. Or generally ignoring STEM. The power of computing sorely underestimated. So maybe this is still the case in 2014? Historical artifact.… (lisätietoja)
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featherbear | Jul 5, 2014 |
Basically a cartobibliography of Texas, and a beefed up version of Contours of Discovery. The newer versions have great color plates, and the pages are large enough to make the maps interesting to look at. A fine and scholarly reference on the one hand, and a fine coffee-table book if your interests lean that way.
 
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tuckerresearch | Sep 26, 2010 |
A user's guide that provides not only a detailed history of the maps contained in the larger set, but the ways they were made and their place in cartographic evolution. Also a fine primer on cartographic construction.
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