Bodies and Maps

Bodies and Maps PDF Author: Maryanne Cline Horowitz
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004438033
Category : History
Languages : en
Pages : 435

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Book Description
An exploration of the ways early modern European artists have visualized continents through the female (sometimes male) body to express their perceptions of newly encountered peoples. Often stereotypical, these personifications are however more complex than what they seem.