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Historical Atlases Come of Age

in Historical Atlases: The First Three Hundred Years, 1570-1870

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226300719
eISBN:
9780226300726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226300726.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The century whose opening Napoleon dominated also witnessed at its start two makers of maps for history who achieved remarkable commercial success and, in doing so, set an example that their peers ... More


Nineteenth-Century Maps of the Middle Ages

in Historical Atlases: The First Three Hundred Years, 1570-1870

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226300719
eISBN:
9780226300726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226300726.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

A compiler with a wide knowledge of eighteenth-century historical maps, and a restrained critical sense, might have complained that the accumulated labors of cartographers had yielded an ... More


Conclusion

in Historical Atlases: The First Three Hundred Years, 1570-1870

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226300719
eISBN:
9780226300726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226300726.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Nineteenth-century maps for medieval history added nothing new to the ways in which the past is portrayed. Examples of these methods, or types, can be detected in the earliest period and continue to ... More


Historical Atlases: The First Three Hundred Years, 1570-1870

Walter Goffart

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226300719
eISBN:
9780226300726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226300726.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Today we can walk into any well-stocked bookstore or library and find an array of historical atlases. This book traces how these collections of “maps for history”—maps whose sole purpose was to ... More


Introduction

in Historical Atlases: The First Three Hundred Years, 1570-1870

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226300719
eISBN:
9780226300726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226300726.003.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The Theatrum orbis terrarium of Abraham Ortelius, often called the first modern atlas of geography, was in its entirety “dedicated to the understanding of history.” Ortelius's Theatrum and its ... More


Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century Atlases Relevant to History

in Historical Atlases: The First Three Hundred Years, 1570-1870

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226300719
eISBN:
9780226300726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226300726.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The origin of historical atlases, as now conceived, presupposes that a “geography” called “ancient” or “old” signified ancient history. It follows from this reasoning that atlases that embody ... More


From 1700, New Departures

in Historical Atlases: The First Three Hundred Years, 1570-1870

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226300719
eISBN:
9780226300726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226300726.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Three quarters of the way through the eighteenth century, Johann Christoph Gatterer, professor of history at the University of Gottingen, prepared a map collection in forty-four sheets, of which ... More


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