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Mapping India: Geographic Agnosticism in a Cartographic Context

in From Frontier Policy to Foreign Policy: The Question of India and the Transformation of Geopolitics in Qing China

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804782241
eISBN:
9780804785389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804782241.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter hypothesizes the sources of information and cartographic methods that allowed a rendering of northern India. It also considers the neglected question of how the elements of a Qianlong ... More


States Map Their Borders

Catherine Tatiana Dunlop

in Cartophilia: Maps and the Search for Identity in the French-German Borderland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226173023
eISBN:
9780226173160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226173160.003.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

This chapter begins the book’s exploration of Alsace-Lorraine’s cartographic archive with a discussion of scientific survey maps. Scientific mapmaking constituted an important first step in the ... More


The Early Modern Period, 1530–1650

Stephen Mileson and Stuart Brookes

in Peasant Perceptions of Landscape: Ewelme Hundred, South Oxfordshire, 500-1650

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
November 2021
ISBN:
9780192894892
eISBN:
9780191915772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192894892.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The final main chapter looks at the early modern period, assessing how far it saw a ‘Reformation of the landscape’ and a secularization and commodification of the way land was valued as a resource. ... More


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