The Resource The journey of maps and images on the Silk Road, edited by Philippe Forêt, Andreas Kaplony

The journey of maps and images on the Silk Road, edited by Philippe Forêt, Andreas Kaplony

Label
The journey of maps and images on the Silk Road
Title
The journey of maps and images on the Silk Road
Statement of responsibility
edited by Philippe Forêt, Andreas Kaplony
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Covers the diffusion and transmission of geographical knowledge that occurred at critical junctures in the long history of the Silk Road. In retracing the steps of four major circuits across the many civilizations that shared the Silk Road, this work traces the ways in which maps and images surmounted spatial, historical and cultural divisions
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
911/.5
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
  • G2201.S1
  • GA1081
LC item number
  • J6 2008xeb
  • .J68 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Brill's Inner Asian library,
Series volume
v. 21
Label
The journey of maps and images on the Silk Road, edited by Philippe Forêt, Andreas Kaplony
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-229) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword / Lorenz Hurni -- Preface : what is a map? / Valerie Hansen -- Introduction / Philippe Forêt and Andreas Kaplony -- Traces of the Silk Road in Han-Dynasty iconography : questions and hypotheses / Nicolas Zufferey -- Visualizing pilgrimage and mapping experience : Mount Wutai on the Silk Road / Natasha Heller -- The mapping of sacred space : images of Buddhist cosmographies in medieval China / Dorothy C. Wong -- Lost in translation : gridded plans and maps along the Silk Road / Jonathan M. Bloom -- Square horoscope diagrams in Middle Eastern astrology and Chinese cosmological diagrams : were these designs transmitted through the Silk Road? / Johannes Thomann -- The intrusion of East Asian imagery in thirteenth-century Armenia : political and cultural exchange along the Silk Road / Dickran Kouymjian -- Comparing al-Kāshgharī's map to his text : on the visual language, purpose, and transmission of Arabic-Islamic maps / Andreas Kaplony -- The Book of curiosities : a medieval Islamic view of the East / Yossef Rapoport -- Celestial maps and illustrations in Arabic-Islamic astronomy / Paul Kunitzsch -- Revisiting Catalan portolan charts : do they contain elements of Asian provenance? / Sonja Brentjes -- Conclusion / Philippe Forêt and Andreas Kaplony -- Appendix. List of geographical nomenclature in al-Kāshgharī's text and map / Andreas Kaplony
Control code
ocn568279384
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxi, 243 pages, [31] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004171657
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b25665170
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)568279384
  • pebcs9004171657
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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