- Author:Rebecca Stefoff
- Publisher:Oxford University Press; First edition (March 23, 1995)
- Pages:304 pages
- Subcategory:Encyclopedias & Subject Guides
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The Young Oxford Companion to Maps and Mapmaking. From Scientific American. It succeeds admirably. From "acid rain," with an excellent explanation of the pH scale, to "zoogeomorphology," the effects that animals have on the surface of the earth, it provides a wealth of clear information.
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To this end the Oxford Companion to the Book is a superb testament. Highly recommended for all academic and. special libraries. In writing this book the aim of the author is to write about personality in such a way as to help in clarifying the little that we know and to show its possible relations to the vast and confused domain that we do not yet understand.
In a single volume, here is everything you need to know to read a map, plus information on why maps are created, who created them in the past, who is making maps now, what instruments and techniques are used, and what we can learn from studying them. Over 350 entries, arranged alphabetically and thoroughly cross-referenced, look at the discovery, exploration, and mapping of each region of the world.
Patricia Seed's Oxford Map Companion is a landmark achievement. -Jerry Brotton, Queen Mary University (London), author of A History of the World in Twelve Maps.
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Oxford Companions is a book series published by Oxford University Press, providing general knowledge within a specific area. The first book published in the series was The Oxford Companion to English Literature (1932), compiled by the retired diplomat Sir Paul Harvey.
This volume gathers all the information necessary to understand how maps depict the world. More than 350 entries, arranged alphabetically and thoroughly cross-referenced, offer a unique view of how humankind has pictured the world over the centuries.