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  • Hamilton Hume

    Our Greatest Explorer - the critically acclaimed bestselling biography

    'You almost feel you are taking that trek with the party as Robert Macklin cites the obstacles - torrential river crossings, dense bush, the Snowy Mountains and more. Macklin covers Hume's public and private life, emphasising his affinity with the country and rapport with the Indigenous people, as well as providing a portrait of the evolving colony.' SYDNEY MORNING HERALDThe stirring untold story ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Contest for the Indo-Pacific

    Why China Won't Map the Future

    by Rory Medcalf ...
    The Indo-Pacific is both a place and an idea. It is the region central to global prosperity and security. It is also a metaphor for collective action. If diplomacy fails, it will be the theatre of the first general war since 1945. But if its future can be secured, the Indo-Pacific will flourish as a shared space, the centre of gravity in a connected world.What we call different parts of the world ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Map That Changed the World

    A Tale of Rocks, Ruin and Redemption

    THE EXTRAORDINARY TALE OF THE FATHER OF MODERN GEOLOGYHidden behind velvet curtains above a stairway in a house in London's Piccadilly is an enormous and beautiful hand-coloured map - the first geological map of anywhere in the world. Its maker was a farmer's son named William Smith. Born in 1769 his life was troubled: he was imprisoned for debt, turned out of his home, his work was plagiarised, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Eight Months on Ghazzah Street

    by Hilary Mantel ...
    From the two-time Man Booker Prize winner author of Wolf Hall, Bring Up the Bodies and The Mirror & the Light, a prescient and haunting novel of life in Saudi Arabia.Frances Shore is a cartographer by trade, a maker of maps, but when her husband's work takes her to Saudi Arabia she finds herself unable to map the Kingdom's areas of internal darkness. The regime is corrupt and harsh, the ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Mapping the Great Game

    Explorers, Spies and Maps in 19th-Century Asia

    by Riaz Dean ...
    The work of explorers, surveyors and spies in the race to conquer Southern Asia is vividly recounted in this history of British imperial cartography.In the 19th century, the British and Russian empires were engaged in bitter rivalry for the acquisition of Southern Asian. Although India was the ultimate prize, most of the intrigue and action took place along its northern frontier in Afghanistan, ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Cartographers

    by Peng Shepherd ...
    'Exquisitely written ... Be prepared to be swept away on an incredible journey' Brad Thor, #1 bestselling author of Black Ice'A story about magical maps that lead to your heart's desire [and] the people who would do anything to find them ... A vastly rich experience' Charles Soule, author of The Oracle YearThere are some maps you can lose yourself in...Nell Young has lived her life in an... ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Sad Topographies

    by Damien Rudd ...
    Sad Topographies is an illustrated guide for the melancholic among us.Dispirited travellers rejoice as Damien Rudd journeys across continents in search of the world’s most joyless place names and their fascinating etymologies.Behind each lugubrious place name exists a story, a richly interwoven narrative of mythology, history, landscape, misadventure and tragedy. From Disappointment Island in the ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Secret Museum

    The Secret Museum is a unique treasure trove of the most intriguing artifacts hidden away in museum archives from all over the world – curated, brought to light, and brought to life by Molly Oldfield in a beautifully illustrated collection.Who knows what’s hidden from view? Locked away in cabinets, secure storage and aircraft hangars.Most of a museum’s collection never gets seen. It sits in the ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Map Art Lab

    52 Exciting Art Explorations in Map Making, Imagination, and Travel

    series Lab Series
    Travel through the exciting world of cartography with Map Art Lab. This fun and creative book features 52 map-related activities set into weekly exercises, beginning with legends and lines, moving through types and styles, and then creating personalized maps that allow you to journey to new worlds. Authors Jill K. Berry and Linden McNeilly guide readers through useful concepts while exploring ... Read more

    $30.02 AUD

  • Map Addict

    by Mike Parker ...
    'My name is Mike and I am a map addict. There, it's said…'Maps not only show the world, they help it turn. On an average day, we will consult some form of map approximately a dozen times, often without even noticing: checking the A-Z, the road atlas or the Sat Nav, scanning the tube or bus map, a quick Google online or hours wasted flying over a virtual Earth, navigating a way around a shopping ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Phantom Atlas

    The Greatest Myths, Lies and Blunders on Maps

    A STUNNINGLY ILLUSTRATED BOOK REVEALING THE GREATEST MYTHS, LIES AND BLUNDERS ON MAPS'Highly recommended' - Andrew Marr'A spectacular, enjoyable and eye-opening read' - Jonathan RossThe Phantom Atlas is an atlas of the world not as it ever existed, but as it was thought to be. These marvellous and mysterious phantoms - non-existent islands, invented mountain ranges, mythical civilisations and ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Cartographies of Disease

    Maps, Mapping, and Medicine, new expanded edition

    by Tom Koch ...
    Cartographies of Disease: Maps, Mapping, and Medicine, new expanded edition, is a comprehensive survey of the technology of mapping and its relationship to the battle against disease. This look at medical mapping advances the argument that maps are not merely representations of spatial realities but a way of thinking about relationships between viral and bacterial communities, human hosts, and the ... Read more

    $23.97 AUD

  • GIS and Cartographic Modeling

    GIS and Cartographic Modeling is a foundational work in the field of geographic information systems (GIS). An introduction to the concepts, conventions, and capabilities of map algebra as a general language, this book describes the analytical use of raster-based GIS. By focusing on the fundamentals of cartographic modeling techniques, C. Dana Tomlin illustrates concepts that can be applied to any ... Read more

    $55.10 AUD

  • Pushkin (Text Only)

    by T. J. Binyon ...
    Note that due to the limitations of some ereading devices not all diacritical marks can be shown.A major biography of one of literature’s most romantic and enigmatic figures, published in hardback to great acclaim: ‘one of the great biographies of recent times’ (Sunday Telegraph).Alexander Sergeevich Pushkin is indisputably Russia’s greatest poet – the nearest Russian equivalent to Shakespeare – ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • The Indies of the Setting Sun

    How Early Modern Spain Mapped the Far East as the Transpacific West

    Padrón reveals the evolution of Spain’s imagining of the New World as a space in continuity with Asia.Narratives of Europe’s westward expansion often tell of how the Americas came to be known as a distinct landmass, separate from Asia and uniquely positioned as new ground ripe for transatlantic colonialism. But this geographic vision of the Americas was not shared by all Europeans. While some ... Read more

    $54.00 AUD

  • Never Lost Again

    The Google Mapping Revolution That Sparked New Industries and Augmented Our Reality

    by Bill Kilday ...
    As enlightening as The Facebook Effect, Elon Musk, and Chaos Monkeys—the compelling, behind-the-scenes story of the creation of one of the most essential applications ever devised, and the rag-tag team that built it and changed how we navigate the worldNever Lost Again chronicles the evolution of mapping technology—the "overnight success twenty years in the making." Bill Kilday takes us behind the ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

  • OpenStreetMap Daten - Ein Instrument zur partizipativen Planung in Entwicklungsländern?

    by Alfredo Jakob ...
    Bachelorarbeit aus dem Jahr 2010 im Fachbereich Geowissenschaften / Geographie - Kartographie, Geodäsie, Geoinformationswissenschaften, Note: 1,3, Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn (Geographisches Institut), Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Die Art und Weise, wie bei OpenStreetMap (OSM) die Erstellung einer freien Weltkarte angestrebt wird, ist bereits von ihrer Grundidee her partizipativ: ... Read more

    $17.37 AUD

  • Karteninterpretation: Blatt L 8524, Lindau (Bodensee)

    by Doreen Flegel ...
    Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2008 im Fachbereich Geowissenschaften / Geographie - Kartographie, Geodäsie, Geoinformationswissenschaften, Note: 2,0, Universität Trier (Universität), Veranstaltung: Interpretation topographischer Karten, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: 1. Einordnung und Gliederung des Kartenblattes Die vorliegende topographische Karte L 8524 zeigt in einem Maßstab von 1:50.000 Lindau ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Datenbeschaffung fuer die digitale Kartographie

    Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2004 im Fachbereich Geowissenschaften / Geographie - Kartographie, Geodäsie, Geoinformationswissenschaften, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena (Institut für Geographie), Veranstaltung: Kartographie II, 28 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Das Fundament für die Erstellung von Karten ist die Datenbeschaffung. Diesem Arbeitsbereich muss also ... Read more

    $5.19 AUD

  • Verdenskort - En rejse gennem historien

    Translated by Randi Høfring ...
    Hvad er et kort? Hvordan har vi mennesker tegnet verden op gennem historien? Hvad fortæller kortene om os selv?Verdenskort handler om kortenes utrolige historie. Thomas Reinertsen Berg tager os hele vejen fra stenaldermenneskenes mystiske symboler frem til Google Earth i en fascinerende beretning om videnskab og verdensbilleder, om kunst og teknologi, om magt og ambitioner, om praktiske behov og ... Read more

    $32.11 AUD

  • GIS Tutorial for Health

    Fifth Edition

    series GIS Tutorials
    A handbook for teaching GIS to healthcare professionals, this reference discusses learning GIS software in the context of visualizing and analyzing health-related data. By outlining a hands-on approach that simulates how a GIS project would be developed in the real world, the included exercises set the student loose on real data with a tangible, clearly-defined end-product as the goal. A companion ... Read more

    $71.93 AUD

  • The Mapmakers' Quest: Depicting New Worlds in Renaissance Europe

    In 1400 Europe was behind large parts of the world in its understanding of the use of maps. For instance, the people gf China and of Japan were considerably more advanced in this respect. And yet, by 1600 the Europeans had come to use maps for a huge variety of tasks, and were far ahead of the rest of the world in their appreciation of the power and use of cartography. The Mapmakers' Quest seeks ... Read more

    $44.54 AUD

  • Naturräumliche Gliederung der Karibik und Südamerika, Geologie, Vulkanismus, Erdbeben

    by Patrick Wenz ...
    Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2011 im Fachbereich Geowissenschaften / Geographie - Kartographie, Geodäsie, Geoinformationswissenschaften, Note: 2,0, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Während den vier Wochen werden über 10000 Kilometer zurückgelegt. Ob zu Fuß, per Auto, Flugzeug oder Schiff, werden die unterschiedlichsten Gebiete erkundet. Beginnend in der ... Read more

    $10.39 AUD

  • Kontextspezifische Landmarken für die Fußgängernavigation

    Diplomarbeit aus dem Jahr 2005 im Fachbereich Geowissenschaften / Geographie - Kartographie, Geodäsie, Geoinformationswissenschaften, Note: 1,8, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Geographische Fakultät), 161 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Neben den hinweisenden Informationen in der Umwelt, z.B. in Form von Wegeleitsystemen, können Fußgänger mobile Geodienste zur ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD