Cartography And The Political Imagination

Author: Julie MacArthur
Publisher: Ohio University Press
ISBN: 0821445561
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This book marks an important reassessment of current theories of ethnogenesis, investigates the geographic imaginations of African communities, and challenges contemporary readings of community and conflict in Africa.

Mapping And Imagination In The Great Basin

Author: Richard V. Francaviglia
Publisher: University of Nevada Press
ISBN: 9780874176179
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In Mapping and Imagination in the Great Basin, geographer-historian Richard Francaviglia shows how the Great Basin gradually emerged from its "cartographic silence" as Terra Incognita and how this fascinating process both paralleled the ...

The Cartographic Imagination In Early Modern England

Author: D.K. Smith
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317039335
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Looking at works by Spenser, Marlowe, Raleigh, and Marvell among other authors, he analyzes how the growing ability to represent physical space accurately brought with it not just a wealth of new maps, but a new array of rhetorical ...

100 Maps

Author: John Owen Edward Clark
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 1402728859
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Presents a chronological overview of the history of cartography, from the earliest maps of prehistory to the engraved maps of the seventeenth century and beyond. Includes illustrations.

Apollo S Eye

Author: Denis Cosgrove
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 9780801874444
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Whether pictured as a networked sphere of accelerating circulation or as an
abused and overexploited is from images of the spherical earth that ideas
of globalization draw their expressive and political force. The fascination that
global images exercise over the millennial imagination is apparent from even the
most casual glance at newspapers and magazines, television, or advertising.
Geography lays particular claim to the globe. Its intellectual task is, by defmition,
to describe ...

Place Identity And National Imagination In Post War Taiwan

Author: Bi-yu Chang
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317658124
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cartographic. development. and. changing. national. rhetoric. With one of these
maps and a pencil it was easy at once to ascertain the size of each village ... it
would be almost as easy to examine the physical contour and geographical
features of Formosa as it is to study the palm of one's ... Land surveys on a
national scale and accurate map-making both require tremendous resources and
political support that a national government is more likely to command than the
private sector.

Religion And The Political Imagination In A Changing South Africa

Author: Gordon Mitchell
Publisher: Waxmann Verlag
ISBN: 9783830911487
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Unfortunately it is difficult to represent this group in a cartographic way because
the organisational structure is less formalised than the other religious groups.
There is no comprehensive list of places of worship, and the percentage in the
total population in Cape Town is very small (Table 2). Therefore, in terms of "
African Religions" we focus on the African Independent Churches (AIC). Under
the Apartheid laws this mainly Xhosa-speaking faith community was classified as
Black ...

The Myth Of Continents

Author: Martin W. Lewis
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520207431
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Its sole claim to legitimacy is the political incorporation of western New Guinea (
Irian Jaya) into the "Asian" state of Indonesia. Given that most of the people of
Irian Jaya resent their subjugation (and that many are in open rebellion against it)
, this easily overlooked cartographic maneuver has troubling political implications
Americans, of course, notice such niceties. In cases where the gap between
official ...

A History Of Spaces

Author: John Pickles
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135104913
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This book provides an essential insight into the practices and ideas of maps and map-making.

Suid Afrikaanse Historiese Joernaal

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... bringing together the overlapping strategies of cartography, census, and
cultural construction - a process of making the Xhosa knowable and therefore
governable. The Politics of Evil provides a useful thumbnail sketch of the
magistracies and how the techniques of governmentality rearranged precolonial
spatial arrangements. As Crais suggests, encompassing headmen and chiefs in
a system of village and location resulted in a destruction of economy and ecology
. The net effects of ...