Writing, geometry, and space in seventeenth-century England and America
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Writing, geometry, and space in seventeenth-century England and America circles in the sand by Jess Edwards

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Published by Routledge in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Cartography -- England -- History -- 17th century.,
  • Surveying -- America -- History -- 17th century.,
  • Early maps.,
  • Cartography -- Economic aspects.,
  • Cartography -- Mathematics -- History -- 17th century.,
  • Surveying -- England -- History -- 17th century.,
  • Cartography -- America -- History -- 17th century.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJess Edwards.
SeriesRoutledge studies in Renaissance literature and culture -- 5
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGA793.6.A1 E39 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 166 p. :
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22716751M
ISBN 10041532341X

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