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Author by : William Rankin Languange Used : en Release Date : 2016-07-01 Publisher by : University of Chicago Press ISBN : 9780226339535 File Size : 41,6 Mb Total Download : 576
For most of the twentieth century, maps were indispensable. They were how governments understood, managed, and defended their territory, and during the two world wars they were produced by the hundreds of millions. Cartographers and journalists predicted the dawning of a “map-minded age,” where increasingly state-of-the-art maps would become everyday tools. By the century’s end, however, there had been decisive shift in mapping practices, as the dominant methods of land surveying and print publication were increasingly displaced by electronic navigation systems. In After the Map, William
Author by : William Rankin Languange Used : en Release Date : 2016-07 Publisher by : University of Chicago Press ISBN : 9780226339368 File Size : 42,9 Mb Total Download : 228
Over the course of the twentieth century, there was a major shift in practices of mapping, as centuries-old methods of land surveying and print publication were incrementally displaced by electronic navigation systems. William Rankin argues that although this shift did not render traditional maps obsolete, it did revise the goals of the mapping sciences as a whole. Military cartographers and civilian agencies alike developed new techniques for tasks that exceeded the capabilities of paper, such as aiming long-range guns, navigating in featureless environments, regularizing air travel, or drill