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Author Edson, Evelyn.

Title The world map, 1300-1492 : the persistence of tradition and transformation / Evelyn Edson.

Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press ; Sante Fe, N.M. : Published in association with the Center for American Places, 2007.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  GA221 .E38 2007    Available  ---
Description ix, 300 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-292) and index.
Contents Introduction : Andrea Bianco's three maps -- The world view of the mappamundi in the thirteenth century -- Marine charts and sailing directions -- Sea chart and mappamundi in the fourteenth century -- Merchants, missionaries, and travel writers -- The recovery of Ptolemy's Geography -- Fra Mauro : the debate on the map -- The persistence of tradition in fifteenth-century world maps -- The transformation of the world map -- Conclusion : The world map transformed.
Subject Geography, Medieval.
Geography -- History -- 15th century.
Cartography -- History.
Genre/Form Early maps.
ISBN 9780801885891 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0801885892 (hardcover : alk. paper)