Cartography And The Political Imagination

Author: Julie MacArthur
ISBN: 9780821422106
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Encompassing history, geography, and political science, MacArthur's study evaluates the role of geographic imagination and the impact of cartography not only as means of expressing imperial power and constraining colonized populations, but ...

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 ...

Place Identity And National Imagination In Post War Taiwan

Author: Bi-yu Chang
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317658124
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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 own hand. (
Takekoshi 1907: 129) Poor ... 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. In effect,
the stronger a ...

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 ...

The Geographical Imagination In America 1880 1950

Author: Susan Schulten
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226740560
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The journal first focused on the mundane work of surveyors and scientists, but soon became a vehicle to bring the exotic reaches of America's newly won territories home to the public.

The Culture Of Power In Southern Africa

Author: Clifton C. Crais
Publisher: Greenwood Pub Group
ISBN: 9780325070841
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essays on state formation and the political imagination Clifton C. Crais.
eaucratized and industrialized state. In the last ... The second half of the
nineteenth century also witnessed a revolution in surveying and cartography on a
par with that of the early modern period.16 With imperialism and European
nationalism, the mapping of frontiers and the creation of boundaries between
polities gained special prominence in the European political imagination.
Mapping was central to imperial ...

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 ...

Die Macht Der Geographie

Author: Tim Marshall
Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag
ISBN: 3423428562
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Russland, China, die USA, Europa, Afrika, Lateinamerika, der Nahe Osten, Indien und Pakistan, Japan und Korea, die Arktis und Grönland: In zehn Kapiteln zeigt Tim Marshall, wie die Geographie die Weltpolitik beeinflusst und beeinflusst hat ...