Mapping Boston / edited by Alex Krieger and David Cobb with Amy Turner ; contributing essays by David Bosse ... [et al.] ; vignettes accompanying the plates, Anne Mackin ; map descriptions, Nancy S. Seasholes and David Cobb.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-146397

Description

xiv, 278 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 30 x 31 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Cartography

Originator

Krieger, Alex, 1951-
Cobb, David A., 1945-
Turner, Amy.
Bosse, David C.

Contents

Introduction : Revealing a city/exploring its maps / Alex Krieger -- A brief history of Boston / Sam Bass Warner, Jr. -- Diagramming the growth of Boston / Nancy S. Seasholes and Amy Turner -- The mapping of New England before 1800 / Barbara McCorkle -- The Boston map trade of the eighteenth century / David Bosse -- Windows to our past : mapping in the nineteenth century and beyond / David Cobb -- The New England plates -- Gaining ground : Boston's topographical development in maps / Nancy S. Seasholes -- Experiencing Boston : encounters with the places on the maps / Alex Krieger -- The Boston plates -- Map of good hope : Boston in the American imagination / James Carroll.

Publication

[Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press]

Description

xiv, 278 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 30 x 31 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-254) and indexes.
Copy 2, complimentary copy, 1999.

ISBN

0262112442 (hc. : alk. paper)

Call Number

Ref. GA430.M36 1999
Ovr. GA430.M36 1999 c.2

Material Type

Maps.

Places

Massachusetts Boston.
Boston (Mass.)