Historic Cartography (2015/2016)

Course code
4S003239
Name of lecturer
Sandra Vantini
Coordinator
Sandra Vantini
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Academic sector
M-GGR/01 - GEOGRAPHY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
Semestrino IIB dal Apr 18, 2016 al Jun 4, 2016.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

This course aims at presenting an overview of the historical evolution of cartography and the use of cartographic documents as a source of historical landscape analysis and how it relates to political, economic and cultural practices.

Syllabus

Course Contents: This course provides the preliminary concepts on the representation of the Earth's surface and on mapping as a modern research tool in which to position historical data. It also focuses on reading and interpreting antique cartographic documents on different geographical and topographical scales both printed and manuscript, exemplary of the advances and technology of mapping.
Textbook:

- A. LODOVISI - S. TORRESANI, Cartografia e informazione geografica. Storia e tecniche, Bologna, Patron, 2005.

- Verona e il suo territorio nel Quattrocento. Studi sulla carta dell’Almagià (a cura di S. Lodi e G.M. Varanini), Verona, Cierre 2014.
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E. BORIA, Carte come armi, Nuova Cultura, 2012.
- Acque di Terraferma: il Vicentino ( a cura di S. Vantini e L. Masotti), Venezia, Marsilio 2015.
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E. BORIA, Carte come armi, Nuova Cultura, 2012.

Assessment methods and criteria

Exam: oral exam.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2015/2016