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Author Schwartz, Seymour I., 1928-

Title Putting "America" on the map : the story of the most important graphic document in the history of the United States / Seymour I. Schwartz.

Imprint Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2007.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  973 Sch95p 2007    ---  Available
Description 400 p., [24] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 361-366) and index.
Contents Genesis: The Place and Participants -- Background and Bases -- The Narrative and Its Nuances -- Credit and Credibility -- Disappearance and Discovery -- The Map and Its Mates -- Commerce and Controversy -- Nudging and Negotiations -- Residence and Reverence -- Essence and Epilogue.
Subject America -- Name.
Waldseemuller, Martin, 1470-1521?
America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
America -- Historical geography.
America -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps.
World maps -- History.
Cartography -- History.
ISBN 1591025133 (alk. paper)
9781591025139 (alk. paper)
Standard No. AU@ 000041722113

 
    
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