Lydia Cabrera Atlantic map collection - 1579-1841

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HMA0416

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Lydia Cabrera Atlantic map collection - 1579-1841

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  • 1579-1841 (Creation)

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15.00 Items

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A collection of maps of Latin America, the Caribbean, and the coast of Africa published between 16th and 19th centuries. The collection documents the evolution of colonialism and trade in the “New World,” showing the shifting geographic borders of various empires and kingdoms, the expansion of Atlantic trade and sea shipping routes, and the movement of people and goods.

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      Bequest of Lydia Cabrera 1992.

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      Accession number: 1992-450

      1992-450-15 is oversized and housed in the South building.

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      © Copyright 2019 HistoryMiami Archives & Research Center. All rights reserved.

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