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Cartographies of travel and navigation / edited by James R. Akerman.

Contributor(s): Akerman, James R.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: The Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr., lectures in the history of cartography.Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2006Description: ix, 372 p., [7] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), facsims., maps, 1 ports ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0226010740 (cloth : alk. paper).Subject(s): Cartography -- United States -- History | Maps -- History | Map reading -- United States -- History | Navigation -- United States -- HistoryDDC classification: Online resources: Table of contents
Contents:
Introduction / James R. Akerman -- Milieus of mobility : itineraries, route maps and road maps / Catherine Delano-Smith -- Surveying the seas : establishing the sea routes to the East Indies / Andrew S. Cook -- Mapping a transcontinental nation : nineteenth- and early twentieth-century American rail travel cartography / Jerry Musich -- Twentieth-century American road maps and the making of a national motorized space / James R. Akerman -- "Up in the air in more ways than one" : the emergence of aeronautical charts in the United States / Ralph E. Ehrenberg -- Maps on wheels : the evolution of automobile navigation / Robert L. French.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-346) and index.

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