Maps with the News
The Development of American Journalistic Cartography New edition
By (author) Mark S. Monmonier
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Maps with the News by Mark S. Monmonier
Book DescriptionThis assessment of the role of cartography in American journalism traces the use of news maps in newspapers and magazines and on television from the 18th century to the 1980s. Monmonier examines the technological innovations that have made possible the widespread use of maps, and assesses the political and economic factors that have inspired journalists to exploit the new technologies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780226534138
(230mm x 155mm x 20mm)
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 2-Jul-1999
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Mark S. Monmonier
Rhumb Lines and Map Wars, Hardback (October 2004)
An account of the controversies surrounding Flemish cartographer Gerard Mercator's legacy examines the limitations and uses of Mercator's clever method of portraying the earth on a flat surface while taking into account the earth's actual roundness.
Spying with Maps, Paperback (April 2004)
In Spying with Maps, the "mapmatician" Mark Monmonier looks at the increased use of geographic data, satellite imagery, and location tracking across a wide range of fields such as military intelligence, law enforcement, market research, and traffic engineering.
Air Apparent, Paperback (November 2000)
Presenting the story of the weather map, this book traces its history; discusses debates among scientists on the enigma of storms and global change; explains strategies for mapping the upper atmosphere and forecasting disaster; and exposes the efforts to detect and control air pollution.
Cartographies of Danger, Paperback (September 1997)» View all books by Mark S. Monmonier
Explains how maps can tell where to anticipate certain hazards, but also how maps can be misleading. The text considers that although it is important to predict and prepare for catastrophic natural hazards, more subtle and persistent phenomena such as pollution and crime also pose serious dangers.
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Author Biography - Mark S. Monmonier
Mark Monmonier is distinguished professor of geography at Syracuse University s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs."
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