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  • Waldseemullers Map of America
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    Waldseemuller's Map of America

    Panelists talked about a map made in 1507 by German mapmaker Martin Waldseemuller. It is considered one of the world’s rarest maps and believed to be the first map to name America. They discussed the…

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  • emThe Fourth Part of the Worldem
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    The Fourth Part of the World

    Toby Lester talked about his book The Fourth Part of the World: The Race to the Ends of the Earth, and the Epic Story of the Map That Gave America Its Name (Free Press, November 3, 2009). Up until the early 1500s,…

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  • emCartographia  Mapping Civilizationsem
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    Cartographia: Mapping Civilizations

    Vincent Virga talked about his book, Cartographia: Mapping Civilizations, published by Little, Brown and Company. The author worked for eight years with the staff of the Library of Congress to create…

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