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Bernard Bailyn, Director


Additions to Bibliography for Mesoamerican Cartography


From Barbara Mundy

Mary Elizabeth Smith, Picture Writing from Ancient Southern Mexico. Norman: University of Oklahoma, 1973.

B. Mundy, The Mapping of New Spain. Chicago: University of Chicago, 1996.

B. Mundy, "Mesoamerican Cartography." In The History of Cartography, vol. 2.3. David Woodward and G. Malcolm Lewis, co-editors. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, 1998, pp. 183-256.

B. Mundy, "Mapping the Aztec Capital: The 1524 Nuremberg Map of Tenochtitlan, Its Sources and Meanings." Imago Mundi, vol. 50 (1998), pp. 1-22.


Please note that the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard
University has a number of hand-drawn copies of 16th-century Mexican maps, done
before the age of mechanical reproduction.

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