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Captain Cook and the Pacific Art, Exploration and Empire
ISBN: HB: 9780300207248, Yale University Press, September 2017
256 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 200 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
British Royal Navy Captain James Cook's voyages of exploration across and around the Pacific Ocean were a marvel of maritime achievement, and provided the first accurate map of the Pacific. The expeditions answered key scientific, economic, and geogr...
Art and Optics in the Hereford Map An English Mappa Mundi, c. 1300
ISBN: HB: 9780300220339, Yale University Press, October 2016
240 pp., 28x21.6 cm, 50 colour illus., 50 black&white illus.
A single, monumental mappa mundi (world map), made around 1300 for Hereford Cathedral, survives intact from the Middle Ages. As Marcia Kupfer reveals in her arresting new study, this celebrated testament to medieval learning has long been profoundly...
Atlas of the Ethno-Political History of the Caucasus
ISBN: HB: 9780300153088, Yale University Press, May 2014
208 pp., 31.8x24.1 cm, 57 colour maps
"The Atlas of the Ethno-Political History of the Caucasus" is a magnificent collection of fifty-six original maps with commentaries that detail the ethnic, religious, and linguistic makeup of the Caucasus – the region located between the Black and Ca...
Painting a Map of Sixteenth-Century Mexico City Land, Writing, and Native Rule
ISBN: HB: 9780300180718, Yale University Press, November 2012
304 pp., 27.9x21.6 cm, 277 colour images, 10 black&white illus.
In 1975, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library of Yale University acquired an exceptional mid-16th-century map of Mexico City, which, until 1521, had been the capital of the Aztecs, the Nahua-speaking people who dominated the Valley of Mexico...