Esri Press

Connections and Content: Reflections on Networks and the History of Cartography

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Publishing in September 2019; e-book publishing in August 2019

Behind every great map is a network and behind every great network is a map.

In Connections and Content: Reflections on Networks and the History of Cartography, cartographic cogitator Mark Monmonier shares his insights about the relationships between networks and maps. Using historical maps, he explores:

Connecting the past to the present via maps and reflection, Monmonier continues his contribution to cartographic scholarship by exploring the network's power as a unifying concept for understanding and using maps.

The e-book of Connections and Content: Reflections on Networks and the History of Cartography, 9781589485600, $39.99, will be available at most online book retailers.

Mark Monmonier is Distinguished Professor of Geography at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. He is author of twenty books, including How to Lie with Maps, and was editor of Cartography in the Twentieth Century, the million-word encyclopedia published as Volume Six in the History of Cartography series. His awards include the American Geographical Society’s O. M. Miller Medal (2001), the German Cartographic Society’s Mercator Medal (2009), and induction into URISA’s (Urban and Regional Information Systems Association) GIS Hall of Fame (2016).

ISBN: 9781589485594    2019   290 pages   $39.99