Star Maps [E-Book] : History, Artistry, and Cartography / by Nick Kanas.
Kanas, Nick, (author)
3rd edition 2019.
Cham : Springer, 2019
XXXVI, 563 pages 226 illustrations, 145 illustrations in color (online resource)
englisch
9783030136130
10.1007/978-3-030-13613-0
Popular Astronomy
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface to Third Edition
  • Foreword to First Edition
  • Preface to First Edition
  • Acknowledgments
  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • List of abbreviations and acronyms
  • Chapter 1: What is a star map?
  • Chapter 2: Non-European cosmology and constellation development
  • Chapter 3: European cosmology
  • Chapter 4: European constellation development
  • Chapter 5: Early European star maps
  • Chapter 6: The "Big Four" of the Golden Age of imaged star maps
  • Chapter 7: Other important star maps of the Golden Age
  • Chapter 8: Special topics
  • Chapter 9: Mapping the stars in early America
  • Chapter 10: The transition to non-imaged star maps
  • Chapter 11: Terrestrial and celestial pictorial maps
  • Chapter 12: Celestial images in artistic paintings
  • Appendices
  • Appendix A: Collecting celestial maps and prints
  • Appendix B: Supplementary reference catalog
  • Appendix C: Indices of major constellation atlases
  • Appendix D: The British Library "Kings's" edition
  • Appendix E: Glossary
  • Index.