ZERUBAVEL, E: Terra Cognita

Zerubavel, Eviatar. Terra Cognita. Rutgers University Press, 1992. ISBN: 0813518989. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#28074) $12.00

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Discusses the process of the mental discovery, in terms of new explorations, and the psychology of discovery. Using fascinating old maps to prove his point, Zerubavel explains that as late as 1546, many Europeans failed to recognize that North and South America were connected by land, or that America was detached from Asia.

Section of maps. 164p. Index. Bibliography.

BERGMAN-UNGAR, R: Map 8: Exploration: The Atlas of the New

Map 8: Exploration: The Atlas of the New book coverBergman-Ungar, Robert (editor). Map 8: Exploration: The Atlas of the New. Map Publications, 1995. Unmarked. Extensively illustrated. Very Good. Spiral Bound. (#24664) $18.00

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Contributors include The Dalai Lama, Paul Smith, David Byrne, Satoshi Saikusa, Sebastiao Salgao, Joyce Carol Oates, Cindy Sherman and others.

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HIATT, A: Terra Incognita Mapping the Antipodes before 1600

Hiatt, Alfred. Terra Incognita Mapping the Antipodes before 1600. University Of Chicago Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780226333038. Unmarked. Very Good in very good dust jacket. Hardcover. (#24179)

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Draws on sources both literary and visual to understand the appeal of the antipodes. Examining maps and diagrams, as well as evidence contained in geographical and historical works, poetry, travel narratives, and legal documents, he challenges long-standing characterizations of medieval spatiality as exclusively symbolic and religious.