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Author Edson, Evelyn, author.

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

Publication Info. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press ; Sante Fe, New Mexico : Published in association with the Center for American Places, 2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (313 pages) : illustrations, maps
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [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.
Note Description based on print version record.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Geography, Medieval.
Geography -- History -- 15th century.
Cartography -- History.
Early maps.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Edson, Evelyn. World map, 1300-1492 : the persistence of tradition and transformation. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007 ix, 300 pages ; 25 cm 9780801885891 (OCoLC)ocm71350474
ISBN 9780801885891 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0801885892 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781421404301 (e-book)

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