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Author Kraak, M. J., author

Title Mapping time : illustrated by Minard's map of Napoleon's Russian Campaign of 1812 / Menno-Jan Kraak
Edition First edition
Published Redlands, California : Esri Press, 2014
©2014
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Description 1 online resource (170 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
Contents 1. Napoleon's Russian campaign -- About Gerrit Janz Kraak -- 2. Minard's map -- 2.1. The map -- About Minard -- 2.2. Minard's work -- 2.3. Mapping 1812 -- As a historical event -- Inspired by Minard -- Curiosities -- 3. Time -- 3.1. What about time? -- 3.2. Types of time -- 3.3. Events and change -- 3.4. Questions and time -- 3.5. Temporal data visualization and time-space -- 4. Maps, data, and design -- 4.1. Map basics -- 4.2. Map data analysis -- 4.3. Map design -- 5. Maps and time -- 5.1. Map narrative -- 5.2. Expressing change -- Change from object perspective -- Change from attribute perspective -- Change from location perspective -- Change and Minard's representation of Napoleon's Russian campaign -- Change and the map background -- 5.3. Change in a single map -- Flow line maps -- Cartograms -- Space-time cube -- A third dimension -- 5.4. Change in a series of maps -- 5.5. Change in animation -- 6. Maps and temporal exploration -- 6.1. From presentation to exploration -- Mapping environment -- Representation -- Design guidelines -- Visualization strategies -- 6.2. Exploring -- Examining Napoleon's battle record -- What happened at the crossing of the Berezina River? -- 7. Reflection
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Minard, Charles Joseph, 1781-1870. Carte figurative des pertes successives en hommes de l'Armée française dans la campagne de Russie 1812-1813
Cartography -- Methodology.
Cartography -- Philosophy.
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Campaigns -- Russia -- Maps.
Genre/Form Maps.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1322077185 (ebk)
158948312X (hardcover ;) (alk. paper)
1589483669 (e-book)
9781322077185 (ebk)
9781589483125 (hardcover ;) (alk. paper)
9781589483668 (e-book)