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Mapping an empire : the geographical construction of British India, 1765-1843

Author: Matthew H Edney
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, 1997.
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Edney, Matthew H.
Mapping an empire.
Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press, 1997
(DLC) 96039703
(OCoLC)36001212
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew H Edney
ISBN: 0226184862 9780226184869
OCLC Number: 45842899
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 458 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: ""Contents""; ""List of Illustrations and Maps""; ""List of Tables""; ""Preface""; ""Note on East India Company Coinage""; ""Places Mentioned in the Text: Southern India and Northern India""; ""Chronology of Events and the Expansion of the East India Company""; ""Chapter One. The Ideologies and Practices of Mapping and Imperialism""; ""Part One: The Enlightenment Construction of Geographical Knowledge""; ""Chapter Two. Observation and Representation""; ""Chapter Three. Surveying and Mapmaking""; ""Part Two: Institutional Structures Andcartographic Anarchy"" ""Chapter Four. Structural Constraints of the East India Company's Administration""""Chapter Five. Cartographic Anarchy and System in Madras, 1790-1810""; ""Part Three: The Great Trigonometrical Survey and Cartographic System""; ""Chapter Six. Institutions for Mapping All of British India, 1814-23""; ""Chapter Seven. Triangulation, the Cartographic Panacea, 1825-32""; ""Chapter Eight. The Final Compromise: Triangulation and Archive, 1831-43""; ""Part Four: Cartography, Science, and there Representation of Empire""; ""Chapter Nine. Scientific Practice: Incorporating the Rationality of Empire"" ""Chapter Ten. Cartographic Practice: Inscribing an Imperial Space""""Biographical Notes""; ""Notes""; ""Archival Sources and Bibliography""; ""Unpublished Primary Sources, by Archive""; ""Published Primary Sources""; ""Secondary Sources Relating to the British Surveys in India""; ""Principal Secondary Sources""; ""Index""
Responsibility: Matthew H. Edney.
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