Publications of the International Cartographic Association (ICA)

Dissemination of Cartographic Knowledge

6th International Symposium of the ICA Commission on the History of Cartography, 2016

Editors: Altic, Mirela, Demhardt, Imre Josef, Vervust, Soetkin (Eds.)

  • Presents previously unavailable information on the dissemination of cartographic knowledge from the 18th to the 20th century, including previously unpublished maps Reports on the results of new research projects pursued by internationally respected experts on the history of cartography at tertiary institutions around the globe Offers a multidisciplinary approach

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About this book

This book gathers 22 papers which were presented at the 6th International Symposium of the ICA Commission on the History of Cartography in Dubrovnik, Croatia on 13–15 October 2016. The overall conference theme was ‘The Dissemination of Cartographic Knowledge: Production – Trade – Consumption – Preservation’. The book presents original research by internationally respected authors in the field of historical cartography, offering a significant contribution to the development of this field of study, but also of geography, history and the GIS sciences. The primary target audience includes researchers, educators, postgraduate students, map librarians and archivists.

About the authors

Mirela Altić is a chief research fellow at the Institute of Social Sciences in Zagreb, Croatia. At the University of Zagreb’s Department of History, Dr. Altić serves as a full professor and lectures on the history of cartography and historical geography. Besides her specialization in South Eastern and Central European map history, over the last few years she has also published extensively on the Jesuit cartography of the Americas and conducted research in European and American archives and libraries. She is the author of twelve books, numerous scholarly papers and a contributor to The History of Cartography encyclopedia project. Since 2015 she has also served as Vice-Chair of the ICA Commission on the History of Cartography.

Imre Josef Demhardt’s research interests include post-enlightenment cartography, colonialism and regional studies with a focus on Central Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa and North America. Besides numerous articles and several books on these subj

ects, he is involved as co-editor of Vol. 5 (Nineteenth Century) in the encyclopedia project on the History of Cartography. He holds the Garrett Chair in the History of Cartography at the University of Texas at Arlington and currently serves as Chair of the ICA Commission on the History of Cartography.

Soetkin Vervust is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Free University of Brussels (Belgium) and Newcastle University (UK). Her research interests lie in 18th and 19th century military cartography, the use of digital techniques for the study of historical maps, and their applicability to historical geography and landscape archaeology. Since 2015 she has served as Executive Secretary of the ICA Commission on the History of Cartography.

Table of contents (22 chapters)

  • A View of Dubrovnik as a Spectacle: Presentations of the Dubrovnik Earthquake of 1667 in European Commercial Cartography

    Lupis, Vinicije B.

    Pages 3-13

  • Mapping the Metropolis: Analysing Map Production in Lyon and São Paulo in the First Half of the Twentieth Century

    Biaggi, Enali (et al.)

    Pages 15-32

  • Colonial Sydney: A Cartographic Record of Change

    Clancy, Robert (et al.)

    Pages 33-40

  • Invariable Image of Cyprus: Reproduction of Siege Maps of Nicosia and Famagusta

    Arkan, Merve Senem

    Pages 41-52

  • Between Secrecy and Silent Cooperation: The Dissemination of Knowledge About the Republic of Dubrovnik in the Context of the Ottoman–Venetian and Napoleonic Wars

    Altić, Mirela

    Pages 55-74

Buy this book

eBook $199.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-61515-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $259.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-61514-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Dissemination of Cartographic Knowledge
Book Subtitle
6th International Symposium of the ICA Commission on the History of Cartography, 2016
Editors
  • Mirela Altic
  • Imre Josef Demhardt
  • Soetkin Vervust
Series Title
Publications of the International Cartographic Association (ICA)
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-61515-8
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-61515-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-61514-1
Series ISSN
2195-1705
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 390
Number of Illustrations and Tables
28 b/w illustrations, 147 illustrations in colour
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