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Mapping in Michigan and the Great Lakes Region

Mapping in Michigan and the Great Lakes Region( )
Editor: Macleod, David I.
Publication Date:Oct 2007
Publisher:Michigan State University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $69.95
Book Description:

An illustrated chapter on the renowned Michigan map expert Louis Karpinski opens this volume, following a comparative introduction by the noted cartographic historian David Buisseret. Twelve chapters tell particular stories. Often these narratives extend well beyond the limits of today's state of Michigan. Ameican Indian mapmakers sought to give directions and convey cosmological meanings and political relationships; only gradually did they adopt the geometric framing and...
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Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Cartography
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):11 x 11 x 1.1 Inches
Book Weight:4.4 Pounds

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