Answer the question below (750-1000 words, 50% of your grade). Jerry Brotton say

Answer the question below (750-1000 words, 50% of your grade). Jerry Brotton says in his introduction to A History of the World in Twelve Maps that “mapmakers do not just reproduce the world, they construct it.” (p. 7). After reading the material from Brotton carefully, look at the Kangnido map from 1402 and use it as evidence to discuss Brotton’s assertion. Does the map you have chosen support Brotton’s point? Why or why not? What does studying this map tell you about what types of texts and/or artifacts historians use as evidence to construct their interpretations? What does it tell you about how modern conceptions regarding the purpose and
meaning of maps have changed compared to those of earlier societies? Why are images such as the map you have chosen useful as historical evidence? How can historians use them to understand the world view of the society that created it? What do these (and all maps) suggest about the ways in which maps, like other sorts of primary sources, are subjective rather than wholly objective texts/artifacts?
Your answers should be essay arguments with an introduction, body of evidence and explanation, and conclusion. Support answers with evidence. Proofread your writing carefully! None of your answers should contain more than 100 words of quoted material. None of your
answers should contain more than 100 words of quoted material. Your answers should be substantially in your own words. If you do quote, you must cite the source of your quote in either an in-text note or a footnote.

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