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Cartographies of danger

mapping hazards in America

by Mark S. Monmonier

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Natural disasters -- Maps.,
  • Hazardous geographic environments -- Maps.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMark Monmonier.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGB5014 .M66 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 363 p. :
    Number of Pages363
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL996422M
    ISBN 100226534294, 0226534189, 0226534197
    LC Control Number96035082

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He is also an adjunct.Cartographies of Danger: Mapping Hazards of America Author: Mark S. Monmonier Cover: cover Pages: List Price: $ Published by University of Chicago Press ISBN: Table of Contents Preface Acknowledgments 1: Map Scale, Danger Zones, and Safe Places 2: Shaky Preparations 3: Lavas and Other Strangers 4: Uncertain Shores 5: Death.Emerging Cartographies of Danger Notes Index BOOK The History of Cartography, Volume 1: Cartography in Prehistoric, Ancient, and Medieval Europe and the Mediterranean, Harley, The History of Cartography, Volume 2, Book 3 Cartography in the Traditional African.