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Medieval Islamic maps : an exploration

Author: Karen C Pinto
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Ibrāhīm ibn Muḥammad Iṣṭakhrī
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Karen C Pinto
ISBN: 9780226126968 022612696X
OCLC Number: 908698989
Description: x, 406 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction: Ways of seeing Islamic maps --
A look back --
A sketch of the Islamic mapping tradition --
KMMS world maps primer --
Iconography of the encircling ocean --
Classical and medieval encircling oceans --
The Muslim Baḥr al-Muḥīṭ --
The Beja in time and space --
How the Beja capture imagination --
Mehmed II and map patronage --
The KMMS Ottoman cluster --
Source of the Ottoman cluster --
Conclusion: Mundus est immundus.
Responsibility: Karen C. Pinto.
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