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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 col... 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