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Volume Two, Book One

Cartography in the Traditional Islamic and South Asian Societies

Edited by J. B. Harley and David Woodward

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Front Matter

Gallery of Color Illustrations (Plates 1–24)
Gallery of Color Illustrations (Plates 25–40)

Preface
J. B. Harley and David Woodward

PART ONE: Islamic Cartography

Chapter 1. Introduction to Islamic Maps
Ahmet T. Karamustafa

Chapter 2. Celestial Mapping
Emilie Savage-Smith

Chapter 3. Cosmographical Diagrams
Ahmet T. Karamustafa

Early Geographical Mapping

Chapter 4. The Beginnings of a Cartographic Tradition
Gerald R. Tibbetts

Chapter 5. The Balkhi School of Geographers
Gerald R. Tibbetts

Chapter 6. Later Cartographic Developments
Gerald R. Tibbetts

Chapter 7. Cartography of al-Sharif al-Idrisi
S. Maqbul Ahmad

Chapter 8. Geodesy
Raymond P. Mercier

Chapter 9. Qibla Charts, Qubla Maps, and Related Instruments
David A. King and Richard P. Lorch

Premodern Ottoman Geographical Mapping

Chapter 10. Introduction to Ottoman Cartography
Ahmet T. Karamustafa

Chapter 11. Military, Administrative, and Scholarly Maps and Plans
Ahmet T. Karamustafa

Chapter 12. Itineraries and Town Views in Ottoman Histories
J. M. Rogers

Marine Charting

Chapter 13. The Role of Charts in Islamic Navigation in the Indian Ocean
Gerald R. Tibbetts

Chapter 14. Islamic Charting in the Mediterranean
Svat Soucek

PART TWO: South Asian Cartography

Chapter 15. Introduction to South Asian Cartography
Joseph E. Schwartzberg

Chapter 16. Cosmographical Mapping
Joseph E. Schwartzberg

Chapter 17. Geographical Mapping
Joseph E. Schwartzberg

Chapter 18. Nautical Maps
Joseph E. Schwartzberg

Chapter 19. Conclusion
Joseph E. Schwartzberg

Chapter 20. Concluding Remarks
J. B. Harley and David Woodward

Editors, Authors, and Project Staff
Bibliographical Index
General Index
Ellen D. Goldlust, Scholars Editorial Services






The History of Cartography, Volume 2, Book 1
Cartography in the Traditional Islamic and South Asian Societies
Edited by J. B. Harley and David Woodward
©1992 | 604 pages | 40-page color insert, 40 color plates, 355 halftones, 8 tables | 8½×11
The History of Cartography Series

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