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The cartographic capital : mapping Third Republic Paris, 1889-1934

Author: Kory Olson
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2018.
Series: Studies in modern and contemporary France., 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through official maps, this book looks at how government presentations of Paris and environs change over the course of the Third Republic (1889-1934). Governmental policies, such as the creation of a mandatory national uniform educational system that will eventually include geography, combined with technological advances in the printing industry, to alter the look, exposure, reception, and distribution of government  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Maps
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kory Olson
ISBN: 9781786940964 1786940965
OCLC Number: 1055792457
Description: 1 v. (X-309 pages) : cartes. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Creating Republican ParisChapter 1: Working with MapsChapter 2: Creating Map Readers: The Rise of Geography and Cartography in Nineteenth-Century FranceChapter 3: The Triumphant Republic: 'Paris en 1889, [Les] Operations de Voirie executees entre 1871 et 1889'Chapter 4: A New Way of Seeing Paris: La Carte de FranceChapter 5: The Beginning of French Urbanism: Leon Jausseuly's 1919 Plan d'extensionChapter 6: The Rise of Suburban Paris: Henri Prost's Carte generaleConclusion
Series Title: Studies in modern and contemporary France., 1.
Responsibility: Kory Olson.

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Drawing from the history of cartography, semiotics, geography, and urban studies, The Cartographic Capital examines how cartographic discourses of, and the history behind, government maps demonstrate  Read more...

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