All of these images were taken from artstor.org. Note that four of them are of European origin, including a 16th century Portuguese map. Have you bothered to consult this resource yet?
From “Historical Atlas” by William R. Shepherd, New York, Henry Holt and Company, 1923:
Imagine: as the boundaries of political and military control shift, the lives of ordinary people change, often dramatically.
Or “New Island”– a 1552 map by Sebastian Munster:
Before “Europeans” (who didn’t identify as such at that time) “discovered” America maps of the world looked like this. In many cases the center of the map was Jerusalem.
Here is some background to our discussion about Afrofuturism, taken from a lecture I gave a couple of years ago.
Maritime Culture, America, and the Black Atlantic
“The Oceanic Revolution”: the opening of the Western Hemisphere to exploration and colonization was a world historical event. The central figures of this revolution were sailors and the enslaved.