Early Mapping of Southeast Asia

By Suárez, Thomas

Publishers Summary:
Early Mapping of Southeast Asia follows the story of mapmaking, exploration, and colonization from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries. It surveys Southeast Asia's geography and civilizations, its maps and influence on Western worldviews, and the image of Southeast Asia in the eyes of its neighbors. It also examines the Western image of Southeast Asia from classic times onward.

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ISBN
978-9-62593-470-9
Publisher
Periplus Editions


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Reviewed on April 1, 2000

Map expert Su rez (Shedding the Veil), who has served as a curator for map exhibits at the Federal Reserve Board in Washington, DC, has assembled a fascinating corpus of period maps to illustrate the use of cartography by Europeans in their exploration, interpretation, and subsequent colonization of Southeast Asia from the 16th to the 19th centuries. For the purpose of this study, South...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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