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Nancy Shoemaker

in A Strange Likeness: Becoming Red and White in Eighteenth-Century North America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167924
eISBN:
9780199788996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167924.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

American Indians and Europeans both conceived of landscapes as places where history happened and used this association between land and memory to construct national, or collective identities. They ... More


A Last Hurrah for Old World Geographies: Fixing Space at the Paris Peace Conference

Neil Smith

in American Empire: Roosevelt's Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520230279
eISBN:
9780520931527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520230279.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter discusses the Paris Peace Conference, which resolved the diplomatic, territorial, and economic issues that provoked war. It defines the term “Old World” and notes that the Conference was ... More


From Command to Governance

Fred K. Drogula

in Commanders and Command in the Roman Republic and Early Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621265
eISBN:
9781469623146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621265.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

This chapter focuses on the origins and development of the territorial provinces; it explores how the geographic area of administration (the province) came to be different from the traditional ... More


Projecting Possession

Jeffrey Alan Erbig Jr.

in Where Caciques and Mapmakers Met: Border Making in Eighteenth-Century South America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655048
eISBN:
9781469655062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655048.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter addresses the juridical battles that arose between Spain (and by extension the Jesuit-Guarani missions) and Portugal prior to the 1750 Treaty of Madrid as each sought to claim legal ... More


Mapping the Tolderías’ Mansion

Jeffrey Alan Erbig Jr.

in Where Caciques and Mapmakers Met: Border Making in Eighteenth-Century South America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655048
eISBN:
9781469655062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655048.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter follows the mapping expeditions commissioned under the treaties of Madrid (1750) and San Ildefonso (1777) and compares the detailed diaries of demarcation officers to the maps they ... More


Where Caciques and Mapmakers Met: Border Making in Eighteenth-Century South America

Jeffrey Alan Jr. Erbig

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655048
eISBN:
9781469655062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655048.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

During the late eighteenth century, Portugal and Spain sent joint mapping expeditions to draw a nearly 10,000-mile border between Brazil and Spanish South America. These boundary commissions were the ... More


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