From the Library of Congress: A Renaissance Globemaker’s Toolbox


John Hessler discusses Renaissance cartographer Johannes Schöner. Hessler is senior cartographic reference specialist in the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society. He is the author of “The Naming of America: Martin Waldseemüller’s 1507 World Map and the Cosmographiae Introductio” (2008), “Thoreau on Cape Cod: His Journeys and the Lost Maps” (2011), and “Seeing the World Anew: The Radical Vision of Martin Waldseemüller’s 1507 and 1516 World Maps” (2012).

EVENT DATE: 04/24/2013
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 56 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)

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