Mapping Asia: Cartographic Encounters Between East and West

Regional Symposium of the ICA Commission on the History of Cartography, 2017

  • Martijn Storms
  • Mario Cams
  • Imre Josef Demhardt
  • Ferjan Ormeling
Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Albina Apriadsa, Ari Cahyono, Rossaydiana Apriadna
    Pages 21-39

About these proceedings


This proceedings book presents the first-ever cross-disciplinary analysis of 16th–20th century South, East, and Southeast Asian cartography. The central theme of the conference was the mutual influence of Western and Asian cartographic traditions, and the focus was on points of contact between Western and Asian cartographic history. Geographically, the topics were limited to South Asia, East Asia and Southeast Asia, with special attention to India, China, Japan, Korea and Indonesia. Topics addressed included Asia’s place in the world, the Dutch East India Company, toponymy, Philipp Franz von Siebold, maritime cartography, missionary mapping and cadastral mapping.


History of Cartography Colonial Cartography lntercultural History Historical Geography History of Science Asia India China Japan Indonesia

Editors and affiliations

  • Martijn Storms
    • 1
  • Mario Cams
    • 2
  • Imre Josef Demhardt
    • 3
  • Ferjan Ormeling
    • 4
  1. 1.University LibrariesLeiden UniversityLeidenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of HistoryUniversity of MacauMacauChina
  3. 3.Department of HistoryUniversity of Texas at ArlingtonArlingtonUSA
  4. 4.University LibraryUniversity of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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