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Ships on maps in the sixteenth century were signs of European conquest of the seas

Ships on maps in the sixteenth century were signs of European conquest of the seas. Cartographers commemorated the new found dominion over the oceans by putting the most technically advanced ships of the day all over oceans. RICHARD W. UNGER trained as an economic historian and has published widely on ships and shipping before 1800, brewing from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century and on energy use and its impact in pre-modern Europe. He has taught history at the University of British Columbia for more than four decades. Series: Early Modern History: Society and Culture.

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Early Modern History: Society and Culture. Mapping before the Renaissance. Pictures of Power in Renaissance Europe. Renaissance map-makers produced ever more accurate descriptions of geography, which were also beautiful works of art. They filled the oceans Europeans were exploring with ships and to describe the real ships which were the newest and best products of technology. Above all the ships were there to show the European conquest of the seas of the world. Show all. About the authors.

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Ships on maps in the sixteenth century were signs of European conquest of the seas. Cartographers commemorated the new found dominion over the oceans by putting the most technically advanced ships of the day all over oceans, estuaries, rivers, and lakes on all kinds of maps. Ships virtually never appeared on maps before 1375. Other books in the series.

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Renaissance map-makers produced ever more accurate descriptions of geography, which were also beautiful works of art.

RICHARD W. UNGER trained as an economic historian and has published widely on ships and shipping before 1800, brewing from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century and on energy use and its impact in pre-modern Europe

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Renaissance map-makers produced ever more accurate descriptions of geography, which were also beautiful works of art. They filled the oceans Europeans were exploring with ships and to describe the real ships which were the newest and best products of technology. Above all the ships were there to show the European conquest of the seas of the world.
Ships on Maps: Pictures of Power in Renaissance Europe (Early Modern History: Society and Culture) download epub
History & Criticism
Author: Richard W. Unger
ISBN: 0230231640
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Language: English
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan; 2010 edition (August 4, 2010)
Pages: 233 pages