Mapping the Holy Land : the foundation of a scientific cartography of Palestine

Level B QJ911 /525485 Available
Full title: Mapping the Holy Land : the foundation of a scientific cartography of Palestine / Haim Goren, Jutta Faehndrich and Bruno Schelhaas ; with Petra Weigel.
Main Authors: Goren, H., (Author)
, Faehndrich, Jutta, (Author)
, Schelhaas, Bruno, (Author)
Other authors: Weigel, Petra, (Researcher)
Format: Book           


Summary: Through a detailed study of the work of three of the leading figures of the era - Augustus Petermann, Physical Geographer Royal to Queen Victoria; cartographer Charles Meredith van de Velde, who produced the finest map of the region at the time; and Edward Robinson, founder of modern Palestinology - the authors explore the complex cultural, cartographic and technical processes that shaped and determined the resulting maps of the region. Making full use of newly discovered archival material, and richly illustrated in both colour and black and white, Mapping the Holy Land is essential reading for cartographers, historical geographers, historians of mapmaking, and for all those with an interest in the Holy Land and the history of Palestine. --
Other authors: Weigel, Petra, (Researcher)
Language: English
Published: London : I.B. Tauris, 2017.
Classmark: QJ911 /525485
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Series: Tauris historical geography series ; 11.
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-183) and index.
ISBN: 9781784534547
1784534544