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EHRENSVARD, Ulla.

The History of the Nordic Map

From Myths to Reality

Stock Code
81349
John Nurminen, Helsinki2006
£50

This extensive book written by Professor Ulla Ehrensvärd, is mostly based on her own research. She has found forgotten treasures in the hiding places of foreign archives, reinterpreted the contents of maps, traced cartographers and artists and revealed unknown links. The book is an inexhaustible reference book, an inspiring text book and an excellent gift.

'Professor Ulla Ehrensvärd comprehensive History of the Nordic Map is largely based on her own research, which has both uncovered forgotten treasures in foreign archives, given new interpretations of map contents, traced map-makers and artists, and revealed unknown relationships. It is truly an inexhaustible reference book, an inspiring textbook and a book to present to any map-lover.'

Staffan Helmfrid, Professor Emeritus of Cultural Geography and Economic Geography, and former Rector of Stockholm University

'History of the Nordic Map by Professor Ulla Ehrensvärd offers, for the first time, a thorough survey of the development of Nordic map-making. This book

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Hardback. 4to (29 x 25 cms), 375pp, profusely illustrated with numerous colour illustrations.

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