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Mapping the North American Plains : essays in the history of cartography / edited by Frederick C. Luebke, Frances W. Kaye and Gary E. Moulton.

By: Luebke, Frederick C
Contributor(s): Kaye, Frances W | Moulton, Gary E | University of Nebraska (Lincoln). Center for Great Plains Studies
Language: English Publisher: Norman, London; Lincoln, Neb. : University of Oklahoma Press with the Center for Great Plains Studies, University of Nebraska, 1987.Description: xiv, 239p. : ill., maps, photos ; 29cm.ISBN: 0806120444
Contents:
Contents: Exploratory mapping of the Great Plains before 1800 / Ralph E. Ehrenberg; Mapping the Missouri River through the Great Plains, 1673-1895 / W. Raymond Wood; Patterns of promise: mapping the Plains and Prairies , 1800-1860 / John L. Allen; Indian maps: their place in the history of Plains cartography / G. Malcolm Lewis; "A chart in his way": Indian cartography and the Lewis and Clark expedition / James P. Ronda; The scientific instruments of the Lewis and Clark expedition / Silvio A. Bedini; Practical military geographers and mappers of the Trans-Missouri West, 1820-1860 / John B. Garver, Jr.; Mapping Kansas and Nebraska: the role of the General Land Office / Ronald E. Grim; Mapping the interior Plains of Rupert's Land by the Hudson's Bay Company to 1870 / Richard I. Ruggles; Mapping the quality of land for agriculture in Western Canada / James M. Richtik; Mapping the North American Plains: a catalog of the exhibition / Ralph E. Ehrenberg.
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Contains 8 essays originally presented at the symposium Mapping the North American Indians Plains held at the Center for Great Plains Studies of the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1983. "All the chapters of Mapping the North American Plains .. save those by Ralph E. Ehrenberg and John B. Garver, Jr. are revisions of articles that appeared in several issues of Great Plains quarterly vols. 4 and 5 (1984-85)".

Includes bibl. notes.

Contents: Exploratory mapping of the Great Plains before 1800 / Ralph E. Ehrenberg; Mapping the Missouri River through the Great Plains, 1673-1895 / W. Raymond Wood; Patterns of promise: mapping the Plains and Prairies , 1800-1860 / John L. Allen; Indian maps: their place in the history of Plains cartography / G. Malcolm Lewis; "A chart in his way": Indian cartography and the Lewis and Clark expedition / James P. Ronda; The scientific instruments of the Lewis and Clark expedition / Silvio A. Bedini; Practical military geographers and mappers of the Trans-Missouri West, 1820-1860 / John B. Garver, Jr.; Mapping Kansas and Nebraska: the role of the General Land Office / Ronald E. Grim; Mapping the interior Plains of Rupert's Land by the Hudson's Bay Company to 1870 / Richard I. Ruggles; Mapping the quality of land for agriculture in Western Canada / James M. Richtik; Mapping the North American Plains: a catalog of the exhibition / Ralph E. Ehrenberg.