The Sovereign Map: Theoretical Approaches in Cartography throughout History

  title={The Sovereign Map: Theoretical Approaches in Cartography throughout History},
  author={Christian Jacob},
A novel work in the history of cartography, The Sovereign Map argues that maps are as much about thinking as seeing, as much about the art of persuasion as the science of geography. As a classicist, Christian Jacob brings a fresh eye to his subject—which includes maps from Greek Antiquity to the twentieth century—and provides a theoretical approach to investigating the power of maps to inform, persuade, and inspire the imagination. Beginning with a historical overview of maps and their creation… Expand
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