Cartographia: Mapping Civilizations Vincent Virga talked about his book, Cartographia: Mapping Civilizations, published by Little, Brown and Company. The author worked for eight years… read more

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 this book on the history of maps and how they reveal civilizations. John Hebert and Ronald Grim contributed to the book and joined the author for a presentation at the Library of Congress.

Following their presentations, a video tour showed the “treasures vault” of the Library of Congress Geography and Map Division to examine and learn more about the holdings and some of the maps included in the book.

Vincent Virga is a photography editor who has contributed to over 150 books. He has written three novels and is the co-author of Eyes of the Nation: A Visual History of the United States. close

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  • W. Ralph Eubanks Director Library of Congress->Publishing Office
  • Ronald Grim Curator (Former) Library of Congress->Geography and Map Division
  • John Hebert Chief Library of Congress->Geography and Map Division
  • John Hessler Specialist Library of Congress->Geography and Map Division
  • Chris Murphy Librarian Library of Congress->Geography and Map Division
  • Vincent Virga Photography Editor
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Cartographia: Mapping Civilizations

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 23, 2007 | 6:31am EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Mar 01, 2008 | 3:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Dec 23, 2007 | 6:31am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 06, 2008 | 9:58pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 07, 2008 | 4:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 01, 2008 | 3:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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