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The Resource Star maps : history, artistry, and cartography, Nick Kanas

Star maps : history, artistry, and cartography, Nick Kanas

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
Cataloging source
GW5XE
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
LC call number
QB65
LC item number
.K36 2007eb
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
Label
Star maps : history, artistry, and cartography, Nick Kanas
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Extent
1 online resource (xxix, 382 pages, [76] pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780387716695
Lccn
2007926829
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • SPR191465495
  • ocn191465495
Label
Star maps : history, artistry, and cartography, Nick Kanas
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Extent
1 online resource (xxix, 382 pages, [76] pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780387716695
Lccn
2007926829
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color).
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • SPR191465495
  • ocn191465495

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