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This journal is a pluralist peer reviewed international journal which does not obey any particular ideological, theoretical or methodological approach in dealing with humanistic, artistic, scientific and technological issues related to map history and cartographic heritage in the large

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Principal aim of the journal is:To couple issues on history of cartography and maps with a variety of possibilities offered by the new digital information and communication technologies.To bring together in harmonic convergence historians of cartography and maps, cartography scholars and experts in new digital cartographic technologies. To create a common space of research targeting at the broadening of cartographic and map history access and expertise

e-Perimetron cooperates with the Commision on Cartographic Heritage into the Digital of the International Cartographic Association (ICA)

The ICA Commision on Cartographic Heritage into the Digital cooperates with the international Map & Geoinformation Curators Group - MAGIC




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2016: Vol. 11 No. 4

pages 51 (150 - 201)

Contents: E. Novotná (Prague) Cartographic culture heritage belongs to UNESCO; S. Appel, M. Bidney (Milwaukee) Geodex 2.0: saving a legacy map series cartobibliography; M. van Egmond (Utrecht) Mapping early Utrecht printers and publishers: experiences with building a geographical interface; M. Mastronunzio, E. Dai Prà (Trento) Editing historical maps: comparative cartography using maps as tools; B. Rystedt (Glumslöv) Swedish mapping in the Baltic Countries

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a authors-tag *special issue *A C Metcalf's paper won the prize 2015 Brazil Section Article Award of the Latin American Studies Association
! Washington DC2017: Pre-Conference Workshop Mapping Tools for Non-Mapping Experts: Incorporating Geospatial Visualization Tools in Libraries Washington DC, 1 July 2017. More here
! Venice2017: the 350 pages volume of the Conference Proceedings on 12th "Digital Approaches to Cartographic Heritage" ISSN 2459-3893 is now available in digital form. For pdf copies order online here ! Riga2016: the 425 pages volume of the Conference Proceedings on 11th "Digital Approaches to Cartographic Heritage" ISSN 2459-3893 is now available in digital form. For pdf copies order online here

! Ristow Prize 2017
Students of the history of cartography are invited to submit papers for the 2017 Ristow Prize competition. Undergraduate, graduate, and first-year postdoctoral students of any nationality are eligible to compete. Papers must be in English, not exceeding 7500 words, and should be submitted by June 1, 2017, to Evelyn Edson, 268 Springtree Lane, Scottsville, VA 24590, U.S.A. Appropriate illustrations, especially maps, are encouraged. The winning essay will receive a cash prize of $1000 and will be published in The Portolan, the journal of the Washington Map Society. The prize, named in honor of the late Dr. Walter W. Ristow, is sponsored by the Washington Map Society of Washington, D. C. For more information: WMS-website or contact Dr. Edson at eedson<at>

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