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The Geographers’ World: From to the (Land of the Franks)

John Tolan, Gilles Veinstein, and Henry Laurens

in Europe and the Islamic World: A History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691147055
eISBN:
9781400844753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691147055.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

This chapter examines how medieval Arab and European geographers perceived the world and the populations who lived in it. It pays particular attention to the image of Europeans in Arab geography and ... More


Conclusion: The Country of Regions

Nancy P. Appelbaum

in Mapping the Country of Regions: The Chorographic Commission of Nineteenth-Century Colombia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627441
eISBN:
9781469627465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627441.003.0010
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The conclusion briefly places Colombia in a broader framework, comparing it to other Latin American cases. The conclusion also traces the commission’s problematic long-term legacies for Colombia ... More


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