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Rhumb Lines and Map Wars free pdf An account of the controversies surrounding Flemish cartographer Gerard Mercator's legacy examines the limitations and uses of Mercator's clever method of portraying the earth on a flat surface while taking into account the earth's actual roundness.

About Mark S. Monmonier

Mark Monmonier is Distinguished Professor of Geography at Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and author of "How to Lie with Maps, Cartographies of Danger, Air Apparent," and "Spying with Maps," the winner of the 2002 Globe Book Award for Public Understanding of Geography, all published by the University of Chicago Press.

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Author : Mark S. Monmonier
Publisher : University of Chicago Press
Data Published : 12 October 2004
ISBN : 0226534316
EAN : 9780226534312
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 256 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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