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A Biography Of A Map In Motion: Augustine Herrman's Chesapeake

Author: Christian J. Koot.

A Biography Of A Map In Motion: Augustine Herrman's Chesapeake

Author: Christian J. Koot.

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Item #: D33709
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 304
Publication Date: 2017
Publisher: New York
ISBN: 9781479837298
Created by merchant and diplomat Augustine Herrman, a 1670 map of Maryland and Virginia pictures the Mid-Atlantic in breathtaking detail, capturing its waterways, coastlines, and communities. While telling the story of Herrman's adventurous life in the New World, this illustrated history also explains how the widely reproduced map became an apparatus of empi... More
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Created by merchant and diplomat Augustine Herrman, a 1670 map of Maryland and Virginia pictures the Mid-Atlantic in breathtaking detail, capturing its waterways, coastlines, and communities. While telling the story of Herrman's adventurous life in the New World, this illustrated history also explains how the widely reproduced map became an apparatus of empire that allowed English elites to imaginatively possess and accurately manage their Atlantic colonies.


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