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Cartographic encounters : indigenous peoples and the exploration of the new world

Author: John R Short
Publisher: London : Reaktion Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John R Short
OCLC Number: 748930760
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 8 août 2011).
TRAITEMENT SOMMAIRE.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: pt. 1. Introduction --
pt. 2. Colonial cartographies --
pt. 3. Imperial cartographies --
pt. 4. Conclusions.
Responsibility: John Rennie Short.

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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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