"Monarchs Ministers and Maps - The Emergence of Cartography as a Tool of Government in Early Modern Europe", Buisseret, David
Subject: Cartographic Reference
Period: 1992 (published)
Publication: University of Chicago Press
9 x 9.5 inches
22.9 x 24.1 cm
Seven essays that were originally presented at the Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr., Lectures in the History of Cartography at the Newberry Library. This volume details the uses of cartography for political purposes in Europe between 1400 and 1700. Text also offers new insights into the growth of cartography as a science and the role of mapmaking in European history. 189 pages with 8 color plates and numerous b/w figures. Hard bound with dj.