See how the size of the world can change depending on the color of your skin.
Map A Trip With Green Books View Green Book Map The New York Public Library's Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture has digitized 21 volumes of the Green Books from 1937 to 1964.
he Map Collection in the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections contains over 6,000 historical maps, dating from 1556 to the 1940s.
The major strengths of the collection are the discovery and exploration of North America, works by sixteenth century European cartographers (i.e.
From the Introduction to the 1949 edition: With the introduction of this travel guide in 1936, it has been our idea to give the Negro traveler information that will keep him from running into difficulties, embarrassments and to make his trips more enjoyable. If this guide has proved useful to you on your trips, let us know.
If not, tell us also as we appreciate your criticisms and ideas in the improvement of this guide from which you benefit.
The oldest map in the Pugsley collection is from Ramusio's Delle navigationi et Viaggi, vol. (with High Distinction) from Harvard Business School and in 1950, a Ph. After the War, he spent several summers with the fleet and published another book about the life of a sailor in the Canadian Navy: Sailor Remember (Toronto: Collins, 1948).
Perhaps you like to see how older world globes show the political boundaries of their times.
We encourage you to explore these books; map them in your mind.
Think about the trips you could take, can take, will take.
The Bodleian Library is home to one of the world’s largest and oldest collections of maps, with atlases, maps, and books on cartography dating back to the fourteenth century, including many that are among the most rare and historically significant. Debbie Hall takes readers back in time to uncover the fascinating story of each treasure, from a map plotting outbreaks of cholera to a jigsaw map of India from the 1850s and silk escape maps carried by pilots flying missions over occupied Europe during World War II.
Treasures from the Map Room publishes seventy-five extraordinary examples from this collection, housed in the Map Room at the newly renovated Weston Library. With lavish full-color photography and descriptions of each map’s provenance, purpose, and creation, Treasures from the Map Room is a beautiful and informative catalog of this remarkable collection.