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The Resource Japan : a cartographic vision : European printed maps from the early 16th to the 19th century, edited by Lutz Walter

Japan : a cartographic vision : European printed maps from the early 16th to the 19th century, edited by Lutz Walter

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Japan : a cartographic vision : European printed maps from the early 16th to the 19th century
Title
Japan
Title remainder
a cartographic vision : European printed maps from the early 16th to the 19th century
Statement of responsibility
edited by Lutz Walter
Title variation
European printed maps from the early 16th to the 19th century
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
  • Japan: A Cartographic Vision is a celebration, in words and pictures, of the spectacular and colorful maps of Japan produced by Europeans. It explores the changing shape of Japan as conceived by Western explorers and cartographers, from the crude and fanciful depictions of the early sixteenth century to the first accurate maps published in the mid-nineteenth century
  • Essays by a team of international experts give the historical background to three and a half centuries of European contact with Japan and the Japanese
  • The period begins with the early encounters by Portuguese missionaries and merchants, followed by the visits of Dutch and English traders in the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, and ends with Japan's self-imposed 200-year isolation, when the only Western contact with Japan was via the Dutch trading post on the tiny man-made island of Dejima
  • An important feature of the book is the List of Printed Maps of Japan before 1900, which will be of value to the map historian and collector. Consisting of 128 items, it incorporates the results of recent research and updates Dr. Tony Campbell's pioneering Japan: European Printed Maps to 1800, published in 1967
Cataloging source
ViW
Dewey number
912.52/0903
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GA1243.5.A1
LC item number
J36 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Walter, Lutz
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  • Cartography
  • Japan
Label
Japan : a cartographic vision : European printed maps from the early 16th to the 19th century, edited by Lutz Walter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography (pages 207-210) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
30396001
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
232 pages
Isbn
9783791313214
Lccn
95106331
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
Label
Japan : a cartographic vision : European printed maps from the early 16th to the 19th century, edited by Lutz Walter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliography (pages 207-210) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
30396001
Dimensions
31 cm
Extent
232 pages
Isbn
9783791313214
Lccn
95106331
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps

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