By James R. Akerman
These essays, initially added because the 2010 Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr., Lectures within the heritage of Cartography on the Newberry Library, surround greater than centuries and 3 continents—Latin the United States, Africa, and Asia. starting from the overdue eighteenth century during the mid-twentieth, individuals learn issues from mapping and nationwide identification in past due colonial Mexico to the long-lasting issues created via the partition of British India and the racialized association of area in apartheid and post-apartheid South Africa. a necessary contribution to experiences of either colonization and cartography, Decolonizing the Map is the 1st booklet to systematically and comprehensively research the engagement of mapping within the long—and in actual fact unfinished—parallel approaches of decolonization and kingdom development within the smooth world.
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