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The world map, 1300-1492

Evelyn Edson

The world map, 1300-1492

the persistence of tradition and transformation

by Evelyn Edson

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore, MD .
Written in English


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StatementEvelyn Edson.
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LC ClassificationsGA
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 300 p. :
Number of Pages300
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22755373M
ISBN 109780801885891

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Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding. Contents Preface Introduction. Andrea Bianco's Three Maps Chapter 1. The World Viewe of the Mappamundi in the 13th Century Chapter 2.

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