The University of Michigan

Maps and Decisions

Fall Term, 2001
Wednesdays, 7-10p.m.
2216 Art and Architecture Building

Sandra Lach Arlinghaus, Ph.D.
The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.
Adjunct (Full) Professor of Mathematical Geography and Population-Environment Dynamics, School of Natural Resources and Environment;
Adjunct Professor, College of Architecture and Urban Planning.
Community Systems Foundation, Ann Arbor, Director, Spatial Analysis Division; Member, Board of Trustees
Director, Institute of Mathematical Geography
President and Director of Web Design, Arlinghaus Enterprises
City of Ann Arbor Planning Commissioner and Environmental Commissioner;;

Resource CDs.
Resource CDs will be given to students as needed; they will include maps and other materials needed for decision making in the context of student projects.

A few hard copy references are listed below, arranged in chronological order.   Some are classical, some are contemporary.  Most authors have written a number of books on cartography.  These few are offered as entry points to the literature at various time periods.

Jefferson, Mark. The civilizing rails. Economic Geography, 1928, 4, 217-231.

Raisz, Erwin.  General Cartography.  New York:  McGraw-Hill, 1938 (and later by various publishers).

Robinson, Arthur H.  Elements of Cartography.  New York:  John Wiley and Sons, 1953 (and later; some recent versions with multiple authors).

Greenhood, David.  Mapping.  Chicago:  University of Chicago Press, 1964.

Robinson, Arthur H.  Early Thematic Mapping in the History of Cartography.  Chicago:  University of Chicago Press, 1982.

Harley, J. B. and Woodward, David.  The History of Cartography (multiple volumes).  Chicago:  University of Chicago Press, 1987.

Snyder, John P.  Flattening the Earth:  Two Thousand Years of Map Projections.  Chicago:  University of Chicago Press, 1993.

Sobel, Dava and Andrews, William J. H. The Longitude.  New York:  Walker and Company, 1995.

Monmonier, Mark S. and de Blij, Harm, How to Lie with Maps, 2nd Edition.  Chicago:  University of Chicago Press, 1996.

Puu, Tonu,  Mathematical Location and Land Use Theory.  Berlin and New York:  Springer Verlag, 1997.

Arlinghaus, Sandra L.; Arlinghaus, William C.; and, Harary, Frank.  Graph Theory and Geography:  An Interactive View.  New York:  John Wiley & Sons, 2001.