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History of Cartography : Book 2 : Cartography in the Traditional East and Southeast Asian Societies (Hardcover)

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The monumental "History of Cartography" is an unprecedented survey of the development of cartography both as a science and an art. This essential reference presents the enormous value of maps to societies worldwide and explores the many ways they have been used to depict the earth, sky, and cosmos from ancient times to the present.
Volume 2, book 2, considers the cartographic traditions of China, Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Tibet, Burma, Thailand, Laos, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, and the Philippines, presenting significant new research and interpretation of archaeological, literary, and graphic sources. Richly illustrated with forty color plates and over five hundred black and white illustrations, the book includes a number of rare and elaborate maps, many previously unpublished.


Publisher Univ of Chicago Pr
Mfg Part# 9780226316376
SKU 30560485
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0226316378
Release Date 4/10/2007
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Edition 0073
Number of Pages 0998
Publisher University of Chicago Press
Series Part 02
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