- Hardcover: 318 pages
- Publisher: Cambridge University Press (November 28, 2014)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1107067030
- ISBN-13: 978-1107067035
- Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 0.7 x 10.3 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 1 customer review
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,411,998 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Mapping of Power in Renaissance Italy: Painted Cartographic Cycles in Social and Intellectual Context
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"Mark Rosen's The Mapping of Power in Renaissance Italy: Painted Cartographic Cycles in Social and Intellectual Context struck us as the most original, most thoughtfully grounded in theory, best researched, and most beautifully written of the manuscripts."
Sixteenth Century Society and Conference Prize Committee
Challenging the belief that maps are strictly neutral or technical markers of geographic progress, this well-illustrated study investigates the symbolic and propagandistic dimensions of painted maps as products of the competitive and ambitious early modern European court culture that produced them.