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History of cartography

Author: Leo Bagrow; R A Skelton
Publisher: New Brunswick, NJ : Transaction Publishers, [2010]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Acquaints you with the early maps produced in both Europe and the rest of the world, and to tell us something of their development, their makers and printers, their varieties and characteristics.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Maps
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leo Bagrow; R A Skelton
ISBN: 9781412811545 1412811546
OCLC Number: 351324702
Notes: Originally published: Chicago, Ill. : Precedent Publications, 1985 Enl. 2nd ed.
Description: 312 pages, [174] pages of plates : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: PrefaceList of IllustrationsForeword: The early map1 Maps of primitive peoples2 Cartography in the ancient world3 The Christian Middle Ages4 Islamic cartography5 Mediaeval sea-charts6 World maps of the later Middle Ages7 Ptolemy and the Renaissance8 The fifi rst printed maps9 The end of the Middle Ages10 The cartography of the Great Discoveries11 Nautical cartography in the 16th century12 Map workshops and the world map of the 16th century13 The mapping of European countries Italy 144, Germany 147, Switzerland 154, Austria-Hungary and South-east Europe 156, The Netherlands 159, France 160, Spain and Portugal 161, Great Britain and Ireland 162, Scandinavia 165, Eastern Europe 170,Russia 170, The Map of Europe14 The century of atlases15 The mapping of America16 The cartography of Asian peoples China 197, Manchuria and Central Asia 203, Korea 204, Japan 204, India 207, South-east Asia 208, Persia and Arabia 208, TurkeyPostscript: Craftsmanship and design in early cartographyNotes to the textList of cartographersBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Leo Bagrow ; revised and enlarged by R.A. Skelton.

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