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The Great Map of Mankind

Perceptions of New Worlds in the Age of Enlightenment

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674362109

Publication Date: 08/03/1982


314 pages

World rights except United Kingdom & Commonwealth

  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • Part I
    • 1. Images of the World
    • 2. The Diffusion of Knowledge
  • Part II
    • 3. Asia: Growing Awareness and Changing Perspectives in the Eighteenth Century
    • 4. The Religions of Asia
    • 5. Asia and the Progress of Civil Society
    • 6. Asia: Images of a Continent in 1800
  • Part III
    • 7. Savages Noble and Ignoble: Concept s of the North American Indian
    • 8. “One Rude Chaos”: Accounts of Africa in the Slave Trade Era
    • 9. “Enlarging the Sphere of Contemplation”: The Exploration of the Pacific 1760–1800
  • Conclusion
  • Index

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