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The World Map, 1300-1492: The Persistence of Tradition and Transformation (Published in cooperation with the Center for American Places, Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Staunton, Virginia)

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In the two centuries before Columbus, mapmaking was transformed. The World Map, 1300–1492 investigates this important, transitional period of mapmaking. Beginning with a 1436 atlas of ten maps produced by Venetian Andrea Bianco, Evelyn Edson uses maps of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries to examine how the discoveries of missionaries and merchants affected the content ...more
Hardcover, 312 pages
Published May 30th 2007 by Johns Hopkins University Press
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