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The Manufactured Map, 1790–1830: Centralization and Integration from Mathew Carey to John Melish

Martin Brückner

in Social Life of Maps in America, 1750-1860

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469632605
eISBN:
9781469632612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632605.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The symbolic and social value of maps changed irreversibly at the turn of the nineteenth century when Mathew Carey and John Melish introduced the business model of the manufactured map. During the ... More


Looking Small and Made to Go: The Atlas and the Rise of the Cartographic Vade Mecum

Martin Brückner

in Social Life of Maps in America, 1750-1860

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469632605
eISBN:
9781469632612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632605.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter shows that the vast majority of maps entered the lives of Americans in the closed format of books or booklike objects. Folded or glued into bindings of different sizes, mapmakers ... More


Cartographic Transfers: Education and the Art of Mappery

Martin Brückner

in Social Life of Maps in America, 1750-1860

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469632605
eISBN:
9781469632612
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632605.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Before maps arrived in American homes, their social life was regulated by institutional agendas set by government agencies as well as voluntary associations. But, as this chapter shows, the path that ... More


Introduction The Plurality of Early American Cartography

Martin Brückner

in Early American Cartographies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834695
eISBN:
9781469600802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838723_bruckner.5
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book begins with a discussion of two atlas maps showing the Western Hemisphere—Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio by Abraham Ortelius and the map America by Henry S. Tanner—which ... More


National Cartography and Indigenous Space in Mexico

Martin Brückner

in Early American Cartographies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834695
eISBN:
9781469600802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838723_bruckner.16
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses Antonio Garcia Cubas's Atlas geografico, estadistico e historico de la Republica Mexicana, in which viewers can still encounter the traces of an ambitious state undertaking of ... More


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