Apr 25 2017

Patents and Cartographic Inventions

published by Jonathan Crowe
in blog The Map Room
original entryPatents and Cartographic Inventions

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Published late last month, Mark Monmonier’s new book, Patents and Cartographic Inventions: A New Perspective for Map History (Palgrave Macmillan) is on a somewhat more arcane and non-obvious subject than his usual fare. It’s an exploration of the U.S. patent system that focuses on map- and navigation-related inventions. The publisher’s description: “In probing evolving notions … Continue reading "Patents and Cartographic Inventions"