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Exploring medieval Britain

Alternative title:
The Gough Map, the map library and the research community
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The Gough Map of Great Britain is one of the Bodleian Library’s most significant cultural and cartographic treasures: it is the earliest surviving modern map of Britain, showing a recognizable coastline, dating from around 1360, and until recently identified as the first road map of the country. This paper will examine how the map library has recently been pivotal in encouraging new research on an enigmatic object of unknown origin and function. The intention is to demonstrate that not only i...

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Not peer reviewed

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University of Oxford
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GLAM
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BDLSS
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English
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2009-11-10

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