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Ships on Maps: Pictures of Power in Renaissance Europe Richard W. Unger

Ships on Maps: Pictures of Power in Renaissance Europe

Richard W. Unger

Published September 15th 2010
ISBN : 9780230231641
Hardcover
320 pages
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 About the Book 

Ships on maps in the sixteenth century were signs of European conquest of the seas. Cartographers commemorated the new found dominion over the oceans by putting the most technically advanced ships of the day all over oceans, estuaries, rivers, and