Mapping the Renaissance World The Geographical Imagination in the Age of Discovery

by Frank Lestringant, Stephen Greenblatt

Mapping the Renaissance World The Geographical Imagination in the Age of Discovery Synopsis

This book focuses on the work of the great sixteenth-century traveller and map-maker Andre Thevat and explores the interrelations between representation and power in the age of discovery.

Mapping the Renaissance World The Geographical Imagination in the Age of Discovery Press Reviews

'Frank Lestringant's remarkable book, first published in French in 1991, is a hugely impressive accomplishment.' Progress in Human Geography 'Given Lestringant's previous work in this area, they can expect an important and informative book; they will not be disappointed.' Sixteenth Century Journal

Book Information

ISBN: 9780745611471
Publication date: 25th September 1994
Author: Frank Lestringant, Stephen Greenblatt
Publisher: Polity Press
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 216 pages
Categories: Geographical discovery & exploration, Cartography, map-making & projections, Biography: general,

About Frank Lestringant, Stephen Greenblatt

Frank Lestringant is a leading authority of humanism and on the age of discovery. His previous books include Andre Thevet, Cosmographe des Derniers Valois (Droz, 1991) and Le Huguenot et le Sauvage (Klincksieck, 1990).

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