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(Article of periodic en Anglais - 1984)

Document title

The difference between maps and landscapes : a problem of the history of maps in Japan in Languages, paradigms and schools in geography.

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

YAMORI K. ;

Abstract

In japanese, the words ezu and zu mean both maps and drawings. It is difficult to distinguish old topographical maps from landscapes using the bird's eye view. Cartographical techniques developed in Japan in the Edo period. Japanese meisho-zue should be considered maps for the information they impart. - (SGA)

Classification code(s)

531-329 : Japon.

531-VII : ASIE.

Source

Article of periodic

published at : Japanese contributions to the History of geographical Thought

Editor :

Millesime : 1984, vol. 2 [pp. 45-53]

Bibliographic references : 19 réf.

Language

Anglais

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