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History of Military Cartography

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

  • Elri Liebenberg
  • Imre Josef Demhardt
  • Soetkin Vervust

Benefits

  • 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

Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Military Cartography during World War I

  3. Maps and the Aftermath of World War I

  4. Military Cartography on Various Fronts

About these proceedings

Introduction

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.

Keywords

Geographical information science Military cartography from the 18th to the 20th century Military cartography of the First World War Military science WW Cartography in Belgium WW I Cartography in Central Europe

Editors and affiliations

  • Elri Liebenberg
    • 1
  • Imre Josef Demhardt
    • 2
  • Soetkin Vervust
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Geography Menlo ParkUniversity of South AfricaPretoriaSouth Africa
  2. 2.Department of HistoryUniversity of Texas at ArlingtonArlingtonUSA
  3. 3.Dept of Geography, Bldg S8Ghent UnivGhentBelgium

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 Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography
  • Series Abbreviated Title Lect.Notes Geoinf.,Cartography
  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-25244-5
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Earth and Environmental Science Earth and Environmental Science (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-25242-1
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-79757-1
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-25244-5
  • Series ISSN 1863-2246
  • Series E-ISSN 1863-2351
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XI, 375
  • Number of Illustrations 165 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Geographical Information Systems/Cartography
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