Table of contents for Maps and civilization : cartography in culture and society / Norman J.W. Thrower.

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Preface xi
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Introduction: Maps of Preliterate Peoples 1
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Maps of Classical Antiquity 13
THREE
Early Maps of East and South Asia 27
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Cartography in Europe and Islam in the Middle Ages 39
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The Rediscovery of Ptolemy and Cartography in Renaissance Europe 58
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Cartography in the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment 91
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Diversification and Development in the Nineteenth Century 125
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Modern Cartography: Official and Quasi-Official Maps 162
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Modern Cartography: Private and Institutional Maps 198
APPENDIX A
Selected Map Projections 237
APPENDIX B
Short List of Isograms 247
APPENDIX C
Glossary 249
Notes 259
Illustration Sources 297
Bibliography 300
Index 327

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Cartography -- History.