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New Books

“Atlas of Migration in Europe”
(A Critical Geography of Migration Policies)
by New Internationalist
G5701 E27 A85 2012

“Global Atlas”
(A Comprehensive Picture of the World Today With More Than 300 New Maps, Infographics & Illustrations)
by National Geographic
G1021 N3935 2013

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Interested in Map Collecting?

Here are 7 facts from lifelong collector Daniel Crouch:

(courtesy of CNN)

http://www.cnn.com/2014/02/02/travel/maps-daniel-crouch/

 

 

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New Books

Tudor Townscapes
by Jeffery John Speed
(The Town Plans from John Speed’s “Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine” 1610

Zhongguo kang Ri zhan zheng shi di tu ji, 1931-1945
by Wu, Yuexing
(Sino-Japanese War 1937-1945)

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New Exhibition @ Library of Congress

Mapping a New Nation: Abel Buell’s Map of the United States 1784

http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/mapping-a-new-nation/

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Rising Seas–National Geographic Map

If All The Ice Melted

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2013/09/rising-seas/if-ice-melted-map

 

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TransMapper

3rd Place Winners of the 2013 OSU Hackathon — Wei Chen. Bo Zhao & Zhe Xu
They created a mapping application targeting “big” Census data.

http://www.cse.ohio-state.edu/~chewei/demo/transmapper/#none/2012

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1516 Carta Marina Map

www.livescience.com/40651-making-of-the-carta-marina-map.html

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New Book

The Art of the MAP
An Illustrated History of Map Elements & Embellishments
by: Dennis Reinhartz
GA108.7 R45 2012

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New Books June 25-2013

L’Apparition du Nord
selon Gerard Mercator
by Hamelin/Bouchard
GA923.5 M5 H36 2013

Mapping Mormonism
An Atlas of Latter-day Saint History
Editor: Brandon S. Plewe
BX8622 M23 2012

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Fun with American Linguistics

From Joshua Katz of North Carolina State University:

http://www.businessinsider.com/22-maps-that-show-the-deepest-linguistic-conflicts-in-america-2013-6?op=1#ixzz2VRWLdB2w

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