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The Resource Star maps : history, artistry, and cartography, Nick Kanas, (electronic resource)

Star maps : history, artistry, and cartography, Nick Kanas, (electronic resource)

Label
Star maps : history, artistry, and cartography
Title
Star maps
Title remainder
history, artistry, and cartography
Statement of responsibility
Nick Kanas
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces the history of celestial cartography and relates this history to the changing ideas of man's place in the universe and to advances in map-making. This book features reproductions of maps from antiquarian celestial atlases and prints. It includes a legend for each illustration to explain its astronomical and cartographic features
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kanas, Nick
Dewey number
  • 523.8
  • 523.80223
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Springer-Praxis books in popular astronomy
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stars
  • Stars
  • Stars
  • Astronomy
  • Constellations
  • Astronomie
  • Cartes du ciel
  • Constellations
Label
Star maps : history, artistry, and cartography, Nick Kanas, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Front Matter; What is a star map?; Non-European cosmology and constellation development; European cosmology; European constellation development; Early European star maps; The "Big Four" of the Golden Age of pictorial star maps; Other important star maps of the Golden Age; Special topics; Mapping the stars in early America; The transition to non-pictorial star maps; Back Matter
Control code
ocn191465495
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxix, 382 p., [76] p. of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780387716688
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2007926829
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps (some col.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191465495
Label
Star maps : history, artistry, and cartography, Nick Kanas, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Front Matter; What is a star map?; Non-European cosmology and constellation development; European cosmology; European constellation development; Early European star maps; The "Big Four" of the Golden Age of pictorial star maps; Other important star maps of the Golden Age; Special topics; Mapping the stars in early America; The transition to non-pictorial star maps; Back Matter
Control code
ocn191465495
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxix, 382 p., [76] p. of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780387716688
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2007926829
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps (some col.)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)191465495

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