H-65. Material Foundations of Map History, 1450–1900 - Advance Reading List

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  • Required Reading

    Besse, Jean-Marc. 2010. “The Birth of the Modern Atlas: Rome, Lafreri, Ortelius.” In Conflicting Duties: Science, Medicine and Religion in Rome, 1550–1750, ed. Maria Pia Donato, and Jill Kraye, 35–57. London: Warburg Institute.

    Brückner, Martin. 2008. “The Material Map: Lewis Evans and Cartographic Consumer Culture, 1750–1775.” Common-Place [www.common-place.org] 8, no. 3.

    Dym, Jordana, and Carla Lois. 2021. “Bound Images: Maps, Books, and Reading in Material and Digital Contexts.” Word & Image 37, no. 2: 119–41.

    Edney, Matthew H. 2017. “Map History: Discourse and Process.” In The Routledge Handbook of Mapping and Cartography, ed. Alexander J. Kent, and Peter Vujakovic, 68–79. London: Routledge.

    Krogt, Peter van der. 1996. “Amsterdam Atlas Production in the 1630s: A Bibliographer’s Nightmare.” Imago Mundi 48: 149–60.


  • Recommended Reading

    Akerman, James R., and Robert W. Karrow, eds. 2007. Maps: Finding Our Place in the World. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Edney, Matthew H. 2019. Cartography: The Ideal and Its History. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

    Harley, J. B., David Woodward, G. Malcolm Lewis, Mark Monmonier, Matthew H. Edney, Mary S. Pedley, and Roger J. P. Kain, eds. 1987–2027. The History of Cartography. 6 vols. in 12 bks. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. • free, online access at www.press.uchicago.edu/books/HOC/ (currently vols. 1–3, 6)

  • Atlases

    {Tolias, 2022, #98667} {Koyoumjian, 2020, #36562} {Crowley, 2016, #12145} {Van Duzer, 2015, #12462} {Krogt, 2009, #8499} {Worms, 2002, #7169}