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The Cartography of North America: 1500-1800 Pierluigi Portinaro

The Cartography of North America: 1500-1800

Pierluigi Portinaro

Published May 28th 1999
ISBN : 9780785810551
Hardcover
320 pages
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Over a span of 300 years, cartography came of age both as a science and an art form. The mapping of America tells a story of a daring exploitation and fierce colonial rivalry. Over 180 extensively captioned full-color maps and 90 supplementaryMoreOver a span of 300 years, cartography came of age both as a science and an art form. The mapping of America tells a story of a daring exploitation and fierce colonial rivalry. Over 180 extensively captioned full-color maps and 90 supplementary illustrations.