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Preface xi ONE Introduction: Maps of Preliterate Peoples 1 TWO Maps of Classical Antiquity 13 THREE Early Maps of East and South Asia 27 FOUR Cartography in Europe and Islam in the Middle Ages 39 FIVE The Rediscovery of Ptolemy and Cartography in Renaissance Europe 58 SIX Cartography in the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment 91 SEVEN Diversification and Development in the Nineteenth Century 125 EIGHT Modern Cartography: Official and Quasi-Official Maps 162 NINE 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
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Cartography -- History.