History of Cartography Vol 6 published

Open Geography

The History of Cartography Project Volume 6 Cartography in the Twentieth Centuryhas been published by the University of Chicago Press. Mark Monmonier is the Editor.

As it happens the sample content for Vol 6 includes the whole of my entry on “Race, Maps and the Social Construction of” and is available online including color reproductions!

The Volume is in two books consisting of over 2,000 pages and 805 color plates for 529 entries for a price of $500/£350. I’ve briefly examined the books and they look fabulous.

I was fortunate enough to attend the publication party at the Newberry Library in Chicago. Below are pictures of Mark Monmonier giving a short talk at the book launch, and Roz Woodward (L) & Jude Leimer (R). David Woodward and Brian Harley were the original editors, conceiving the project in 1977. Matthew Edney is now overall Editor. David was represented by…

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