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Cartographies of time

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What does history look like? How do you draw time?
From the most ancient images to the contemporary, the line has served as the central figure in the representation of time. The linear metaphor is ubiquitous in everyday visual representations of time—in almanacs, calendars, charts, and graphs of all sorts. Even our everyday speech is filled with talk of time having a "before" and an "after" or being "long" and "short." The timeline is such a familiar part of our mental furniture that it is sometimes hard to remember that we invented it in the first place. And yet, in its modern form, the timeline is not even 250 years old. The story of what came before has never been fully told, until now. More at Princeton Press...

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New York

Table of Contents

Time in print
Time tables
Graphic transitions
A new chart of history
Frontier lines
A tinkerer's art
Outside and inside
Big time.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references. 268 color illustrations; 40 b/w illustrations.

Genre
Maps.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
902/.02
Library of Congress
D11.5 .R64 2009, D11.5 .R64 2010, D11.5.R64 2009

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Pagination
p. cm.
Number of pages
272

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL22842588M
ISBN 13
9781568987637
LCCN
2008052892
Library Thing
9401856

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