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Schwartz, Seymour I., 1928-
Putting "America" on the map : the story of the most important graphic document in the history of the United States / Seymour I. Schwartz
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, c2007
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  E18.75 .S39 2007    AVAILABLE
Subject America -- Name
Waldseemüller, Martin, 1470-1519
America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
America -- Historical geography
America -- Discovery and exploration -- Maps
Subject(s) World maps -- History
Cartography -- History
Physical Description 400 p., [24] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 361-366) and index
Contents Genesis: The Place and Participants -- Background and Bases -- The Narrative and Its Nuances -- Credit and Credibility -- Disappearance and Discovery -- The Map and Its Mates -- Commerce and Controversy -- Nudging and Negotiations -- Residence and Reverence -- Essence and Epilogue

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