Traveling from New Spain to Mexico : mapping practices of nineteenth-century Mexico (Book, 2011) [WorldCat.org]
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Traveling from New Spain to Mexico : mapping practices of nineteenth-century Mexico

Author: Magali Marie Carrera
Publisher: Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How colonial mapping traditions were combined with practices of nineteenth-century visual culture in the first maps of independent Mexico, particularly in those created by the respected cartographer  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Maps
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Carrera, Magali Marie, 1950-
Traveling from New Spain to Mexico.
Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2011
(OCoLC)1138744937
Named Person: Antonio García Cubas; Antonio García Cubas
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Magali Marie Carrera
ISBN: 9780822349761 0822349760 9780822349914 0822349914
OCLC Number: 671704094
Description: xxi, 325 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Making the invisible visible --
Locating New Spain : Spanish mappings --
Touring Mexico : a journey to the land of the Aztecs --
Imagining the nation and forging the state : Mexican nationalist imagery, 1810-1860 --
Finding Mexico : the García Cubas projects, 1850-1880 --
Traveling from New Spain to Mexico, 1880-1911 --
Performing the nation.
Responsibility: Magali M. Carrera.

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