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Author Lane, K. Maria D.

Title Geographies of Mars : seeing and knowing the red planet / K. Maria D. Lane.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2011.

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 Moore Stacks  QB641 .L366 2011    Available  ---
Description xiii, 266 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Understanding Mars: sensation, science, and geography -- Representing scientific data: cartographic inscription and visual authority -- Representing scientific sites: vision and fieldwork at the mountain observatories -- Representing scientists: heroism, adventure, and the geographical outlook -- Placing the red planet: meanings in the martian landscape -- Toward a cultural geography of Mars: imaginative geography and the superior Martian.
Subject Mars (Planet) -- Research -- History -- 19th century.
Mars (Planet) -- Research -- History -- 20th century.
Mars (Planet) -- Geography.
Mars (Planet) -- Maps.
Martians.
ISBN 9780226470788 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226470784 (cloth : alk. paper)