Cartographic Encounters Indigenous Peoples and the Exploration of the New World (eBook, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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Cartographic Encounters Indigenous Peoples and the Exploration of the New World

Author: John Rennie Short
Publisher: London Reaktion Books 2009
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
There's no excuse for getting lost these days-satellite maps on our computers can chart our journey in detail and electronics on our car dashboards instruct us which way to turn. But there was a time when the varied landscape of North America was largely ...

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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Rennie Short
ISBN: 9781861894366 1861894368 9781861897497 1861897499
OCLC Number: 740873745
Description: 1 online resource (178 Seiten)

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A re-interpretation of American history. It argues that both writing about and popular understanding of, the exploration and mapping of the New World has largely ignored the pivotal role played by  Read more...

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'John Rennie Short has trawled through many dusty travel journals and pored over his share of early maps in order to reconstruct this fascinating cultural collision. His book ranges widely, from the Read more...

 
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