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The Power of Maps and the Politics of Borders: Papers from the Conference Held at the Amer. Philosophical Soc., Oct. 2019, Transactions, American Phil

American Philosophical Society

Includes: Unpacking the Meaning of Maps, Power, & Boundaries; The Legacy of Major Sebastian Bauman's Map of the Siege of Yorktown; Mapping Old & New Empires in the Early U.S.; Cherokee Boundaries; Cherokee Territoriality, Anglo-Amer. Surveying, & the Creation of Borders in the Early 19th-Cent. West; Chickasaw & Cherokee Resistance to Amer. Colonization, 1785-1816; Hydrography, Natural History, & the Sea in the 19th Cent.; William Darby's "A Map of the State of Louisiana" & the Extension of Amer, Sovereignty over the "Neutral Ground" in the Louisiana-Texas Borderland, 1806-1819; Initiating the World's Longest Unfortified Boundary; Mapping Inequality, Resistance, & Solutions in Early National Phila.. Illus.

Book Details

  • Publisher: American Philosophical Society Press
  • Publish Date: Jan 1st, 2021
  • Pages: 256
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00lb
  • EAN: 9781606181041
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