Mapping the Renaissance World: The Geographical Imagination in the Age of Discovery

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 28, 2014 - History - 216 pages
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This book focuses on the work of the great sixteenth-century traveller and map-maker Andre Thevat and explores the interrelations between representation and power in the age of discovery.

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Frank Lestringant is a leading authority of humanism and onthe age of discovery. His previous books include AndréThevet, Cosmographe des Derniers Valois (Droz, 1991) and LeHuguenot et le Sauvage (Klincksieck, 1990).

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