English maps : a history / Catherine Delano-Smith and Roger J.P. Kain

Author(s): Delano-Smith, Catherine
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Subjects: Cartography--England--History
England--Maps--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 1999
LC Classification: G, GA
Physical Description: xiv, 320 p., [24] p. of plates : ill., maps (some col.) ; 26 cm
Table of Contents: List of Figures
List of Plates
Preface
Ch. 1. Introduction: Maps for all Seasons 1
Ch. 2. A Medieval Flowering 7
Looking around for early maps 8
Linking up with the Roman past 27
Map style 29
Map use 30
The importance of genre 32
English mappaemundi 37
Maps of England 40
Ch. 3. Mapping Country and County 49
Towards regional mapping 52
The first survey: small-scale county maps 66
A century of re-publishing 75
Re-mapping England: large-scale county maps 81
Commerce and cartography 101
Ch. 4. Mapping Property: Private Land and the State 112
Estate maps 113
Enclosure maps 124
Tithe surveys 132
Ch. 5. Maps and Travel 142
Maps and mobility 142
Written directions 144
Charting coastal waters: beginnings 153
Land travel: maps for way-planning 159
John Ogilby's strip-maps 168
Road maps 172
Ch. 6. Mapping Towns 179
Representing towns 179
Types of urban maps 182
Ch. 7. The Spirit of Modernity: Maps in Everyday Life 215
Mapping the nation: the Ordnance Survey of England and Wales 216
Charting coastal waters: the Hydrographic Office of the Admiralty 224
Maps in modern scientific enquiry: a new genre of thematic maps 228
Ch. 8. The Lottery of Map Survival 241
What have we lost? 241
Map history and book history 246
Notes and References 248
Bibliography of Works Cited in the Text 290
Index 313
Additional Authors: Kain, R. J. P. (Roger J. P.)
Notes: LCCN: cn 99931003
ISBN: 0802047424
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 41432004
ISBN/ISSN: 0802047424