oupacademic:

Medieval Islamic Map of the World, ca. 1300 CE. South lies at the top in this medieval Islamic world map.
From The Oxford Map Companion: One Hundred Sources in World History by Professor Patricia Seed, which illustrates how peoples and cultures throughout the human past have imagined their worlds through a diverse collection of historical maps from the Paleolithic to the present.

oupacademic:

Medieval Islamic Map of the World, ca. 1300 CE. South lies at the top in this medieval Islamic world map.

From The Oxford Map Companion: One Hundred Sources in World History by Professor Patricia Seed, which illustrates how peoples and cultures throughout the human past have imagined their worlds through a diverse collection of historical maps from the Paleolithic to the present.

(via sexycodicology)

ahahagerman:

Europe According to Spain

ahahagerman:

Europe According to Spain

thecityfox:

My mum has always enquired as to my curiosity with cartography. The age-old debate over  why women can’t read maps and why men don’t listen continues.

Love this! <—-from a woman who can read maps.

thecityfox:

My mum has always enquired as to my curiosity with cartography. The age-old debate over  why women can’t read maps and why men don’t listen continues.

Love this! <—-from a woman who can read maps.

dumdintellectual:

Texas compared to Europe

dumdintellectual:

Texas compared to Europe

(via fuckyeahcartography)