"The Nature of Maps: Essays Toward Understanding Maps and Mapping",
Subject: Cartographic Reference
Period: 1976 (published)
Publication: University of Chicago Press
5.8 x 8.8 inches
14.7 x 22.4 cm
Authors Arthur H. Robinson and Barbara B. Petchenik. These essays address a need for a general theory of cartography that explains the uniqueness of maps. They examine how a map accomplishes what its maker intended and how the making and viewing of maps relate to different forms of knowing and communicating. Hardbound, 138 pp, xi, illustrations, dj.
Dust jacketscuffed, contents fine.