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Representing the Republic: Mapping the United States 1600-1900

By: Short, John Rennie, Professor

Price: $34.95

Publisher: REAKTION BOOKS:

Seller ID: 890869

ISBN: 1861890869


"Representing the Republic" provides an intriguing account of the mapping of America from its colonial origins to 1900. The most significant maps and mapmakers are discussed in a survey that begins with the first European mappings of New Netherlands in the early seventeenth century and concludes with the Rand McNally atlases of the 1890s. Maps tell us a great deal about the transformation of America's national identity. Having undertaken extensive research in map collections, including work with rare archival materials, prominent geographer John Rennie Short provides an account of how maps... View more info

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There's a Map on My Lap! A Cat in My Hat Book

By: Tish Rabe

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Random House:

Seller ID: 810992

ISBN: 0375810994

Condition: Hardcover, 48 pages, 2002, Random House


The Cat in the Hat introduces beginning readers to maps–the different kinds (city, state, world, topographic, temperature, terrain, etc.); their formats (flat, globe, atlas, puzzle); the tools we use to read them (symbols, scales, grids, compasses); and funny facts about the places they show us (“Michigan looks like a scarf and a mitten! Louisiana looks like a chair you can sit in!”).Hardcover, 48 pages, 2002, Random House View more info