"The History of Cartography: Cartography in the Traditional Islamic and South Asian Societies" by J. B. Harley, David Woodward
Volume 2, Book One
UniChi Press | 1992 | ISBN: 0226316351 0226907325 9780226907321 9780226316352 | 647 pages | PDF | 75 MB
The first book of volume 2 of the monumental History of Cartography focuses on mapping in non-Western cultures, an area of study traditionally overlooked by Western scholars. Extensive original research makes this the foremost source for defining, describing, and analyzing this vast and unexplored theater of cartographic history. Book 1 offers a critical synthesis of maps, mapmaking, and mapmakers in the Islamic world and South Asia.