Mapping the world : perspectives from Asian cartography

Mapping the World: Perspectives from Asian Cartography brings together different mapping traditions and worldviews; political and cultural spheres of influence; and explores the exchange of cartographic knowledge between civilisations across the world. Written by curators Pierre Singaravélou and Fabrice Argounès, this book showcases masterpieces in cartographic history from various institutions and invites us to appreciate the beauty and diversity of Asian cartography.

 

Title
Mapping the world : perspectives from Asian cartography
Creator
Singaravélou, Pierre
Argounès, Fabrice
Subject
Cartography--Asia--History--Exhibitions
Asia--Maps--Exhibitions
History
Publisher
National Library Board Singapore, 2021
Contributor
National Library Board Singapore
Digital Description
application/pdf, 14462 KB, 177 p. : colour ill.
Table of Contents
Foreword
Introduction
Chapter 1: Mapping Traditions of Asia
Chapter 2: Kingdoms, Empires and Cities
Chapter 3: Mapping Journeys
Chapter 4: Cartographic Exchanges
Notes
Bibliography
Index.
All rights reserved. National Library Board Singapore, Pierre Singaravélou and Fabrice Argounès, 2021

 

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