Decolonizing the Map: Cartography from Colony to Nation

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Almost universally, newly independent states make the production of new maps and atlases affirming their independence and identity a top priority, but the processes and practices by which previously colonized peoples become more engaged or re-engaged in mapping their own territories are rarely straightforward. This collection explores the relationship between mapping and decolonization while engaging recent theoretical debates about the nature of decolonization itself. The essays, originally delivered as the 2010 Kenneth ...

Decolonizing the Map: Cartography from Colony to Nation 2017, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226422787

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