Island of Euboea by Piri Re'is, 1526

Volume 2, Book 1, Cartography in the Traditional Islamic and South Asian Societies (1992).

Table of Contents


List of Illustrations

Preface, J. B. Harley and David Woodward

PART ONE Islamic Cartography

Chapter 1: Introduction to Islamic Maps, Ahmet T. Karamustafa

Chapter 2: Celestial Mapping, Emilie Savage-Smith Chapter 3: Cosmographical Diagrams, Ahmet T. Karamustafa Early Geographical Mapping

Chapter 4: The Beginnings of a Cartographic Tradition, Gerald R. Tibbetts

Chapter 5: The Balkhi School of Geographers, Gerald R. Tibbetts Chapter 6: Later Cartographic Developments, Gerald R. Tibbetts Chapter 7: Cartography of al-Sharif al-Idrisi, S. Maqbul Ahmad Chapter 8: Geodesy, Raymond P. Mercier Chapter 9: Qibla Charts, Qibla Maps, and Related Instruments, David A. King and Richard P. Lorch Premodern Ottoman Geographical Mapping

Chapter 10: Introduction to Ottoman Cartography, Ahmet T. Karamustafa

Chapter 11: Military, Administrative, and Scholarly Maps and Plans, Ahmet T. Karamustafa Chapter 12: Itineraries and Town Views in Ottoman Histories, J. M. Rogers Marine Charting

Chapter 13: The Role of Charts in Islamic Navigation in the Indian Ocean, Gerald R. Tibbetts

Chapter 14: Islamic Charting in the Mediterranean, Svat Soucek

PART TWO South Asian Cartography

Chapter 15: Introduction to South Asian Cartography, Joseph E. Schwartzberg

Chapter 16: Cosmographical Mapping, Joseph E. Schwartzberg Chapter 17: Geographical Mapping, Joseph E. Schwartzberg Chapter 18: Nautical Maps, Joseph E. Schwartzberg

Chapter 19: Conclusion, Joseph E. Schwartzberg

Chapter 20: Concluding Remarks, J. B. Harley and David Woodward

Editors, Authors, and Project Staff

Bibliographical Index

General Index, Ellen D. Goldlust, Scholars Editorial Services


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