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Avenues for Further Learning

Companion Book for the Series

Berthon, Simon, and Andrew Robinson. The Shape of the World: The Mapping and Discovery of the Earth. New York: Rand McNally, 1991.

General Resources

Akerman, James R., and Robert W. Karrow, Jr. Maps: Finding Our Place in the World. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007.

Barber, Peter. Tales from the Map Room: Fact and Fiction about Maps and Their Makers. London: BBC Books, 1993.

Black, Jeremy. Visions of the World: A History of Maps. London: Mitchell Beazley, 2003.

Clark, John O.E., ed. 100 Maps: The Science, Art, and Politics of Cartography Throughout History. New York: Sterling Publishing, 2005.

Delano-Smith, Catherine, and Roger J.P. Kain. English Maps: A History. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1999.

Goss, John. The Mapmaker's Art: An Illustrated History of Cartography. Skokie, Ill.: Rand McNally, 1993.

Harley, J.B., and David Woodward, eds. The History of Cartography, Volume 2, Book 1: Cartography in the Traditional Islamic and South Asian Societies. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992.

Harwood, Jeremy. To the Ends of the Earth: 100 Maps That Changed the World. Cincinnati: David & Charles, 2006.

Hodgkiss, A.G. Discovering Antique Maps. Aylesbury, U.K.: Shire, 1975.

Kinghoffer, Jay. The Power of Projections: How Maps Reflect Global Politics and History. Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publications, 2006.

Short, John Rennie. The World Through Maps: A History of Cartography. Toronto: Firefly Books, 2003.

Thrower, Norman J.W. Maps and Civilization: Cartography in Culture and Society. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996.

Virga, Vincent, and the Library of Congress. Cartographia: Mapping Civilizations. New York: Little, Brown and Co., 2007.

Wilford, John Noble. The Mapmakers. New York: A.A. Knopf, 2000.

Whitfield, Peter. New Found Lands: Maps in the History of Exploration. New York: Routledge, 1998.

Woodward, David, ed. The History of Cartography, Volume 3: Cartography in the European Renaissance. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007.

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