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Medieval Islamic maps : an exploration / Karen C. Pinto.

Author:
Pinto, Karen C. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2016.
  • ©2016
Description:
x, 406 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-392) and index.
Contents:
A look back -- A sketch of the Islamic mapping tradition -- KMMS world maps primer -- Iconography of the encircling ocean -- Classical and medieval encircling oceans -- The muslim Baḥr al-Muḥīṭ -- The Beja in time and space -- How the Beja capture imagination -- Mehmed II and map patronage -- The KMMS Ottoman cluster -- Source of the Ottoman cluster -- Conclusion: mundus est immundus.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
History.
ISBN:
  • 9780226126968 ((hardcover : alkaline paper))
  • 022612696X ((hardcover : alkaline paper))
  • ((electronic book))
LCCN:
2015017867
OCLC:
908698989
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