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7 edition of Maps and Map-Making in Local History found in the catalog.

Maps and Map-Making in Local History

by Jacinta Prunty

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Published by Four Courts Press in Dublin, Ireland, Portland, OR, USA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statement[by] Jacinta Prunty.
SeriesMaynooth Research Guides for Irish Local History #7
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Pagination344 p., ill, maps.
Number of Pages344
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22597796M
ISBN 101851826998
ISBN 109781851826995
OCLC/WorldCa56323977

  This book has a lot of colors and big words, making it easy for kids to understand. On the back of the book, the label "age " tells you who are the most suitable readers. Sweet! The book starts with the history of maps and then explains how useful a globe is. Students can definitely learn a lot from this book.4/5.   I’m going talk about the origins and future of Google Maps and then go back in time and explore the history of Mapmaking and Cartography. Little by little, over the years, I notice that Google.

The concept of having children (students) produce detailed personal maps, and in this here scenario maps for a favourite pet (Penny the dog) is rather ingenious, and the accompanying illustrations are indeed bright and cheerful and although not really all that much to my personal tastes do work well enough in conjunction with and to the presented text (using a book like Mapping Penny's World /5. Local Industry. As teacher and student learn about the local industries that gave rise to the growth of the surrounding county, the student can make charts in his lesson book, for example, showing the process of making cement or tanning leather, or whatever may be the local industries. A chart showing how lumber is produced is shown on the next.

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