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Articles with keyword "maps"

19th-century copy of a Vierbiest world map


Global Impact

The Osher Map Library invites the whole world in.

World map in the Western Syriac script


Wherever Syriac Is spoken

Gazetteer provides lay of the land

A depiction by Achille Devaria of Voltaire greeting  Ben Franklin and his nephew


Mapping the Republic of Letters

Using modern technology to understand a network of eighteenth-century thinkers.


Uncommon Directions

Some unusual maps trace the progress of the soul and the arc of life.

Captain John Smith by Simon de Passe, seventeenth century


Soldier of Fortune: John Smith before Jamestown

Smith's experiences as a pirate, mercenary, and Turkish slave prepare him to survive in the New World.


Firsthand Accounts

A Web site offers manuscripts, maps, and sketches from early Virginia.