Mapping Narrations - Narrating Maps: Concepts of the World in the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period (Research in Medieval and Early Modern Culture #34) (Hardcover)
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This volume offers the author's central articles on the medieval and early modern history of cartography for the first time in English translation. A first group of essays gives an overview of medieval cartography and illustrates the methods of cartographers. Another analyzes world maps and travel accounts in relation to mapped spaces. A third examines land surveying, cartographical practices of exploration, and the production of Portolan atlases.