Publications of the International Cartographic Association (ICA)

History of Military Cartography

5th International Symposium of the ICA Commission on the History of Cartography, 2014

Editors: Liebenberg, Elri, Demhardt, Imre Josef, Vervust, Soetkin (Eds.)

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  • Presenting information previously unavailable on military cartography from the 18th to the 20th century
    Reporting on research projects in the history of cartography at tertiary institutions worldwide
    An important aid to educationalists teaching the development of geographical information science

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This volume gathers 19 papers first presented at the 5th International Symposium of the ICA Commission on the History of Cartography, which took place at the University of Ghent, Belgium on 2-5 December 2014.  The overall conference theme was 'Cartography in Times of War and Peace', but preference was given to papers dealing with the military cartography of the First World War (1914-1918). The papers are classified by period and regional sub-theme, i.e. Military Cartography from the 18th to the 20th century; WW I Cartography in Belgium, Central Europe, etc.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

Table of contents (18 chapters)
  • Image of Belgium in WWI Through Maps

    Pages 3-23

    Bracke, Prof. Wouter

  • The Postal Service of the Portuguese Expeditionary Corps (1917–1919): A Time-Step Analysis Using Historical Data Integration in a GIS Environment

    Pages 25-38

    Frazão, Patrícia Franco (et al.)

  • Position Mapping: Cartography, Intelligence, and the Third Battle of Gaza, 1917

    Pages 39-60

    Radunzel, Joel

  • The Eye of the Army: German Aircraft and Aero Cartography in World War I

    Pages 61-82

    Espenhorst, Jürgen

  • A Good Map Is Half The Battle! The Military Cartography of the Central Powers in World War I

    Pages 83-130

    Espenhorst, Jürgen

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
History of Military Cartography
Book Subtitle
5th International Symposium of the ICA Commission on the History of Cartography, 2014
Editors
  • Elri Liebenberg
  • Imre Josef Demhardt
  • Soetkin Vervust
Series Title
Publications of the International Cartographic Association (ICA)
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-25244-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-25244-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-25242-1
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-79757-1
Series ISSN
2195-1705
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 375
Number of Illustrations
165 b/w illustrations
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