The History of Cartography: Cartography in the Traditional East and Southeast Asian Societies
English | ISBN: 0226316378 0226907325 9780226907321 9780226316376 | 962 Pages | PDF | 112 Mb
Volume 2 of The History of Cartography focuses on mapping in non-Western culture, an area of study historically overlooked by Western scholars. Extensive original research makes this the foremost source for defining, describing and analyzing this vast and unexplored theater of cartographic history. Book 2 chronicles maps, mapping, and mapmaking in East and Southeast Asia. This book considers the cartographic traditions of China, Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Tibet, Burma, Thailand, Laos, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, and the Philippines, presenting significant new research and interpretation of archaeological, literary, and graphic sources.