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History of Cartography Project Launches New Video Series

The History of Cartography Project has launched a new online video series to celebrate publication of Cartography in the European Enlightenment. Edited by Matthew Edney and Mary Pedley, this work is Volume Four of the award-winning six-volume series, The History of Cartography. The project began in 1981 and is based at University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Matthew Edney is Director of the History of Cartography Project at UW-Madison. He is also Osher Chair in the History of Cartography and a faculty scholar in the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education at the University of Southern Maine.

Mary Pedley is Assistant Curator of Maps with the William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

The video series opened with an official Volume Four book trailer. A new video will be released every two weeks throughout the spring. Look for original content about Enlightenment cartography, recordings of recent lectures by History of Cartography Project editors, and an archive of presentations you won’t want to miss.

You can subscribe to the History of Cartography channel on YouTube and follow the project on Facebook.


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Volume 4