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

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

Label
Star maps : history, artistry, and cartography
Title
Star maps
Title remainder
history, artistry, and cartography
Statement of responsibility
by Nick Kanas
Creator
Subject
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
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Cataloging source
DE-He213
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online system or service
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1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kanas, Nick
Image bit depth
0
Series statement
Springer Praxis books
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astronomy
  • Physics
  • Science (General)
Label
Star maps : history, artistry, and cartography, by Nick Kanas, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
mixed
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
not applicable
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
Dimensions
unknown
File format
multiple file formats
Isbn
9780387716695
Level of compression
uncompressed
Other physical details
v.: digital
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Star maps : history, artistry, and cartography, by Nick Kanas, (electronic book)
Publication
Antecedent source
mixed
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
not applicable
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
Dimensions
unknown
File format
multiple file formats
Isbn
9780387716695
Level of compression
uncompressed
Other physical details
v.: digital
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote

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