21 January 2015
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The Spice Islands’ Impact on the Mapping of the World
Wednesday, 21 Jan, 7:00pm – 9:00pm | The Pod, Level 16 | Speaker: Dr David E. Parry
How did the search for a sea route to the “Indies” and “Isles of Spicerie” became the Holy Grail of the great Renaissance explorers, revealing the continents of Africa and North and South America? Discover this and more as renowned soil scientist, Dr Parry shares his experience as an avid map collector and about his book The Cartography of the East Indian Islands.