The Mapping of New Spain: Indigenous Cartography and the Maps of the Relaciones Geograficas

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To learn about its territories in the New World, Spain commissioned a survey of Spanish officials in Mexico between 1578 and 1584, asking for local maps as well as descriptions of local resources, history, and geography. In The Mapping of New Spain , Barbara Mundy illuminates both the Amerindian (Aztec, Mixtec, and Zapotec) and the Spanish traditions represented in these maps and traces the reshaping of indigene world views in the wake of colonization. -Its contribution to its specific field is both significant and ...

The Mapping of New Spain: Indigenous Cartography and the Maps of the Relaciones Geograficas 2000, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226550978

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The Mapping of New Spain: Indigenous Cartography and the Maps of the Relaciones Geograficas 1996, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226550961

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