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Cartographic resources: Cartographic History & Cartography

Describes the collection of Cambridge University Library's Map Department, give tips on finding maps, etc., and points to other resources, including the Map Department web pages

Key resources on the history of cartography

Map History / History of Cartography. The Gateway to the subject. Lots of invaluable information on events, fellowships and prizes, map collecting and collections, online images of maps and much more. Includes sections entitled: Books to get you into the SubjectWeb articles: PeopleSpecial topics: PeopleHow to tell a fake or forgery, and much more.

History of Cartography Project. 'A research, editorial, and publishing venture drawing international attention to the history of maps and mapping'. The Project's major work, published by University of Chicago Press, is the multi-volume History of Cartography series [CUL classmark S696.b.079] some volumes of which are available onlinelogo History of Cartoraphy project Chicago

 

See Also:

CUL Map Department's web pages

History of Cartography

Online maps old

Readings about cartography and GIS

Cartography by Ken Field

Stanford Geospatial Center Extensive list of useful reading

Mapping, Society, and Technology by Steven Manson. University of Minnesota Libraries Publishing, 2017, from Open Textbook Library

mapschool Introduction to cartography

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