Historic Cartography (2016/2017)

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
Sem. IIB dal Apr 24, 2017 al Jun 10, 2017.

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.
Programme

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.

Assessment methods and criteria

oral exam

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017