Apollo's Eye: A Cartographic Genealogy of the Earth in the Western Imagination
English | 2001 | ISBN 0801864917 | PDF | 352 pages | 9,2 Mb
Long before we had the ability to photograph the earth from space-to see our planet as it would be seen by the Greek god Apollo-images of the earth as a globe had captured popular imagination. In Apollo's Eye, geographer Denis Cosgrove examines the historical implications for the West of conceiving and representing the earth as a globe: a unified, spherical body.
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