The king's two maps : cartography and culture in thirteenth-century England
- Daniel Birkholz.
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- New York : Routledge, 2004.
- Physical description
- 1 online resource (xxxv, 254 pages) : illustrations.
- Studies in medieval history and culture ; v. 22.
- Birkholz, Daniel, 1967-
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-233) and index.
- List of Figures Introduction Chapter One: Painted Chamber Compiliatio: Henry III and the Cartography of Kingship Patronage, part one: Church Cartography Patronage, part two: Royal Cartography A World Map at Westminter A Crusader Atlas or, Map Genre Overlap: Function Kingship, part one: Sacramental and Liturgical World, Body, Map The Heraldic Map Kingship, part two: Legal and Administrative Chapter Two: Regnal Maps and Matthew Paris Kingship, part three: The Fisc Map Genre Overlap: Form The Ideology of a Road Map A Monarchy of the Whole Island Chapter Three: Of Sea Monsters, Salt, and Sovereignty: Edward I and the Gough Map of Britain Road Building, Realm Building River, Forest, Town, Saltpit: Icons of the State Kingship, part four: Brutus Landed Here A Battle in the Sea or, Ships and Sovereignty Notes Bibliography Index.
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While a culture may have a dominant way of "mapping, " its geography is always plural, and there is always competition among conceptions of space. Beginning with this understanding, this book traces the map's early development into an emblem of the state, and charts the social and cultural implications of this phenomenon. This book chronicles the specific technologies, both material and epistemological, by which the map shows itself capable of accessing, organizing, and reorienting a tremendous range of information.
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- Publication date
- Studies in medieval history and culture ; v. 22
- 0203505425 (electronic bk.)
- 9780203505427 (electronic bk.)
- 0415967910 (Cloth)