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ERIC Number: EJ443689
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0037-7724
European Cartography on the Eve of the Discoveries, Part 3. The First Printed World Map, 1472 A.D.
Danzer, Gerald A.
Social Education, v55 n6 p355-57 Oct 1991
Describes the first printed world map from 1472. Discusses the style development consisting of a circle of land surrounded by ocean and divided into three continents by water. Includes explanations of the ocean sea, continents, decorations, and locations, and the map's significance as a representation of a unified world view. (DK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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