Chet Van Duzer

Chet Van Duzer

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Chet Van Duzer has published extensively on historical geography and the history of cartography in journals such as Imago Mundi , Terrae Incognitae and Word & Image . He is also the author of Johann Schöner’s Globe of 1515: Transcription and Study , the first detailed analysis of one of the earliest surviving terrestrial globes that includes the New World; and (with John Hessler) Seeing the World Anew: The Radical Vision of Martin Waldseemüller’s 1507 & 1516 World Maps . His book Sea Monsters on Medieval and Renaissance Maps was published last year by the British Library, and this year the Library of Congress will publish a study of Christopher Columbus’s Book of Privileges which he co-authored with John Hessler and Daniel De Simone. His current book project is the commentary for a facsimile of the 1550 manuscript world map by Pierre Desceliers, which will be published by the British Library. A detailed list of his publications is available at https://independent.academia.edu/ChetVanDuzer

 

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