Mapmaking and Cartography
- What was the purpose of maps and how is that reflected in their form?
- What was the interplay between artistry and cartography during the Renaissance?
- How did maps change the European perception of space during the early modern period?
Brotton, Jerry, Trading Territories: Mapping the Early Modern World, London 1997 [GA 231.B7]
Brotton, Jerry, A History of the World in 12 Maps, London 2012, ch. 8, pp. 262-291
Buisseret, David, The Mapmakers’ Quest. Depicting New Worlds in Renaissance Europe, Oxford 2003 [GA 781.B8]
Buisseret, David (ed), Monarchs, Ministers and Maps: The Emergence of Cartography as a Tool of Government in Early Modern Europe, Chicago 1992 [GA 231.M6]
Buisseret, David (ed), Envisioning the City: Six Studies in Urban Cartography, Chicago 1998
Cosgrove, Dennis E., The Palladian Landscape: Geographical Change and its Cultural Representations in Sixteenth-Century Italy, Leicester 1993 [NA 1119.V3]
Frangenberg, Thomas, ‘Chorographies of Florence: the use of city views and city plans in the sixteenth century’, in Imago Mundi, 46 (1994), pp. 41-64
Kagan, Richard L. – Marias, Fernando (eds), Urban images of the Hispanic world, New Haven-London 2000
Kagan, Richard L. – Schmidt, Benjamin, ‘Maps and the Early Modern State: Official Cartography’, in The History of Cartography. Volume Three. Cartography in the European Renaissance. Part 1, Chicago-London 2007, ch. 26, pp. 661-679
Pinto, John, ‘Origins and development of the iconographic city plan’, in Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, 35 (1976), pp. 35-50
Schultz, Jurgen, ‘Jacopo de’ Barbari’s view of Venice: map making, city views and moralized geography before the year 1500’, in Art Bulletin, 60 (1978), pp. 427-473
Tooley, R.V., ‘Maps in Italian atlases of the sixteenth century’, in Imago Mundi, 3 (1970), pp. 12-47
Woodward, David (ed), Art and Cartography, Chicago 1987