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Imago Mundi: the International Journal for the History of Cartography

Volume 51 (1999)



Harry Margary.


Easter Tables and the Pseudo-Isidorean Vatican Map. Leonid S. Chekin. p.13- Abstract

An Early Thirteenth-Century Map in Dublin: A Window into the World of Giraldus Cambrensis. Thomas O'Loughlin. p.24- Abstract

The Pinchbeck Fen Map: A Fifteenth-Century Map of the Lincolnshire Fenland. Rose Mitchell and David Crook. p.40- Abstract

Francesco II Gonzaga and Maps as Palace Decoration in Renaissance Mantua. Molly Bourne. p.51- Abstract

Cartography, Autocracy and State Powerlessness: The Uses of Maps in Early Modern Russia. Valerie A. Kivelson. p.83- Abstract

Mapping Relationships: Allegory, Gender and the Cartographical Image in Eighteenth-Century France and England. Franz Reitinger. p.106- Abstract

The Ordnance Survey's Nineteenth Century Boundary Survey: Context, Characteristics and Impact. David Fletcher. p.131- Abstract

Mapping Mussolini: Ritual and Cartography in Public Art during the Second Roman Empire. Heather Hyde Minor. p.147- Abstract


The History of Cartography, Vol. 2, Book 3: Cartography in the Traditional African, American, Arctic, Australian, and Pacific Societies. Edited by David Woodward and G. Malcolm Lewis. (David Turnbull)

Mapping for Money. Maps and Topographic Paintings and Their Role in Dutch Overseas Expansion during the 16th and 17th Centuries. By Kees Zandvliet. (Jeremy Black)

Claude Ptolémée---astronome, astrologue, géographe---connaissance et représentation du monde habité. By Germaine Aujac. (M. J. T. Lewis)

Modelle der Welt: Erd- und Himmelsgloben: Kulturerbe aus österreichischen Sammlungen. Edited by Peter E. Allmayer-Beck. (Peter van der Krogt)

Luxembourg, ville obsidionale: cartographie et ingènierie européennes d'une place forte du XVIe au XIXe siècle. By Marcel Watelet. (David Buisseret)

The Southeast in Early Maps. By William P. Cumming; revised & enlarged by Louis De Vorsey, Jr. (Ashley Baynton-Williams)

Western Astrolabes. By Roderick and Marjorie Webster. (Gloria Clifton)

Images & Icons of the New World: Essays on American Cartography. Edited by Karen Severud Cook. (David Bosse)

Maps and Plans in the Public Record Office. 4. Europe and Turkey. Edited by Geraldine Beech. (Susan Gole)

Images et imaginaires de la ville à l'époque moderne. By Claude Petitfrère. (Patricia Alkhoven)

Envisioning the City: Six Studies in Urban Cartography. Edited by David Buisseret. (Paul Laxton)

The Tithe Maps of England and Wales: A Cartographic Analysis and County-by-County Catalogue. By Roger J. P. Kain and Richard R. Oliver. (Nicholas Coney)

Mapping Space and Time: How Medieval Mapmakers Viewed Their World. By Evelyn Edson. (Faith Wallis)

The Mercator Atlas of Europe: Facsimile of the Maps by Gerardus Mercator Contained in the Atlas of Europe, circa 1570--1572. Edited by Marcel Watelet. (Peter van der Krogt)

Historia Cartográfica de la Peninsula de Yucatán. By Michael Antochiw. (David Buisseret)

Shorter Notices

CHRONICLE FOR 1998--1999

1. Personal News (including Doctorates) 2. Conferences and Meetings 3. Institutional and General News 4. Exhibitions 5. Notable Acquisitions 6. Unusual Items That Have Come Up for Sale


Literature in the History of Cartography (with indexes).


Next International Conference on the History of Cartography

Forthcoming International Conferences of Interest to Historians of Cartography



SUBSCRIPTIONS etc. inside back cover

Authors of articles in this volume

MOLLY BOURNE is Project Researcher at The Medici Archive Project, Florence, Italy.

LEONID S. CHEKIN is Fellow, Institute for the History of Science and Technology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia.

DAVID CROOK is an archivist at the Public Record Office, London. U.K.

DAVID FLETCHER is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Politics and Modern History, London Guildhall University, U.K.

VALERIE A. KIVELSON is Professor of History, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, U.S.A.

HEATHER HYDE MINOR is in the Department of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University, U.S.A.

ROSE MITCHELL is a map archivist at the Public Record Office, London, U.K.

THOMAS O'LOUGLIN is Lecturer in Theology, University of Wales Lampeter, U.K.

FRANZ REITINGER is an independent scholar in Salzburg, Austria.

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