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    • Historical Maps Online 

      Rumsey, David Y. (ALA Map and Geography Round Table, 2005-01-31)
      For 20 years, David Rumsey assembled a collection of more than 150,000 historical maps of the Americas and the world. Motivated by a desire to make his private map collection a free public resource, Rumsey then created an ...
    • Ptolemy’s Revenge: A Critique of Historical Cartography 

      Schafer, Wolf (ALA Map and Geography Round Table, 2005-11-16)
      This article calls for a new approach to historical cartography. Arguing that cartographic presentism obscures the local geographies of the past, the author reviews the imagery of current historical mapping as geocentric ...