Maps and the Columbian encounter: an interpretive guide to the travelling exhibition : American Geographical Society Collection, Milwaukee, James Ford Bell Library, Minneapolis, Newberry Library, Chicago, William L. Clements Library, Ann Arbor

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Golda Meir Library, University of Wisconsin, 1990 - Travel - 149 pages

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This is Brian Harley's catalog of a map exhibit. The maps themselves are superb. One sees an array of images over time. Harley's commentary provides his particular insight into the subtext of maps. He contends that all maps are political in some degree. Read full review

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General Introduction 1 Engraving from Theodore De Bry Americae 1613
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Silver mine at Potosi from De Bry Americae 1599
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Waldseemiillers engraving for globe 1507
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