A Publishing History of John Mitchell’s Map of North America, 1755-1775

@article{Edney2007APH,
  title={A Publishing History of John Mitchell’s Map of North America, 1755-1775},
  author={M. Edney},
  journal={Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society},
  year={2007},
  pages={4-27}
}
  • M. Edney
  • Published 2007
  • Computer Science
  • Journal of the Brazilian Computer Society
  • John Mitchell’s Map of the British and French Dominions in North America (London, 1755) is a prominent feature of the history of cartography of the British colonies in North America. A close examination of the history of the publication of its seven identified variants (1755-1775) indicates, however, that the map is properly understood in terms of the British, and more specifically London, market for maps and geographical information. There, it contributed to public discussions about the nature… CONTINUE READING

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