Jan 31 2017

Map Literacy in the Middle Ages

published by Jonathan Crowe
in blog The Map Room
original entryMap Literacy in the Middle Ages

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When we talk about map literacy, we mean the ability to read a map. We can blithely talk about how map reading has changed over the centuries while failing to interrogate whether what we mean by map reading has changed as well. It’s presentism to assume that people in the past did things the same way as … Continue reading "Map Literacy in the Middle Ages"