By Christine Petto
This publication starts with an research of the imagery of energy on map and atlas frontispieces from the overdue 16th century to the 17th century. within the succeeding chapters the point of interest strikes from county and neighborhood mapping efforts in England and France to the “paper wars” over encroachment of their respective colonial pursuits. the ultimate examine seems at charting efforts and highlights the position of presidency aid and the economic exchange within the improvement of maritime charts not just for the house waters of the English Channel, however the far away and unsafe seas of the East Indies.
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