Coronelli's Texan Mississippi: A Reinterpretation of the America Settentrionale of 1688

  title={Coronelli's Texan Mississippi: A Reinterpretation of the America Settentrionale of 1688},
  author={Gene Rhea Tucker},
  journal={Terrae Incognitae},
  pages={101 - 82}
n 1690 Vincenzo Coronelli, Cartographer of the Most Serene Republic of Venice, published an authoritative multivolume world atlas entitled Atlante veneto (Fig. S.I). Coronelli envisioned his work as a successor to the widely respected Atlas Maior of Dutch mapmaker Joan Blaeu and it was comprised of hundreds of maps and, a novelty,printed globe gores of various sizes.Although lauded in its day for its accuracy and beauty, Coronelli's printed magnum opus is often overlooked and disparaged today… Expand


A Case of Identity: Ethnogenesis of the New Houma Indians
Throughout the twentieth century, anthropologists and historians have regarded the Houma Indians of southern Louisiana as the descendants of the Houma Indians encountered along the Mississippi RiverExpand
For a full analysis ofFranquelin's life and cartographic output, see Delanglez
  • 2006
Les globes de Marly, chefs-d'reuvre de Coronelli:' Revue de la Bibliotheque nationale
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The Olivan Rebolledo-Saint-Denis Maps of Texas, Louisiana, and New Spain
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Patricia Galloway claims at one point that Coronelli was "doubtless able to interview La Salle himself," but this claim is unverified and merely a supposition; see Patricia Galloway
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Flags Along the Coast, 36; Jackson, Manuscript Maps, 4
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275-76; idem, "Franquelin, Mapmaker