By James R. Akerman
These essays, initially introduced 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 US, Africa, and Asia. starting from the past due eighteenth century throughout the mid-twentieth, participants examine issues from mapping and nationwide id in overdue colonial Mexico to the long-lasting issues created via the partition of British India and the racialized association of house in apartheid and post-apartheid South Africa. an important contribution to reports of either colonization and cartography, Decolonizing the Map is the 1st booklet to systematically and comprehensively learn the engagement of mapping within the long—and sincerely unfinished—parallel procedures of decolonization and country development within the smooth world.
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Decolonizing the Map: Cartography from Colony to Nation (The Kenneth Nebenzahl Jr. Lectures in the History of Cartography) by James R. Akerman