Manual Of Childhood Infections

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Author: Mike Sharland
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199573581
Size: 27.92 MB
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Manual Of Childhood Infections by Mike Sharland

Original Title: Manual Of Childhood Infections

Endorsed by the RCPCH and ESPID, and packed with helpful tips and practical guidance, The Blue Book is an easy to use, easily-accesible, but fully comprehensive and evidence-based reference guide, helping busy paediatricians recognise, investigate and manage both common and rare infectious diseases in children and babies.

Cartographies Of Travel And Navigation

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Author: James R. Akerman
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226010783
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Cartographies Of Travel And Navigation by James R. Akerman

Original Title: Cartographies Of Travel And Navigation

Finding one’s way with a map is a relatively recent phenomenon. In premodern times, maps were used, if at all, mainly for planning journeys in advance, not for guiding travelers on the road. With the exception of navigational sea charts, the use of maps by travelers only became common in the modern era; indeed, in the last two hundred years, maps have become the most ubiquitous and familiar genre of modern cartography. Examining the historical relationship between travelers, navigation, and maps, Cartographies of Travel and Navigation considers the cartographic response to the new modalities of modern travel brought about by technological and institutional developments in the twentieth century. Highlighting the ways in which the travelers, operators, and planners of modern transportation systems value maps as both navigation tools and as representatives of a radical new mobility, this collection brings the cartography of travel—by road, sea, rail, and air—to the forefront, placing maps at the center of the history of travel and movement. Richly and colorfully illustrated, Cartographies of Travel and Navigation ably fills the void in historical literature on transportation mapping.

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