Cartographic Mexico: A History of State Fixations and Fugitive Landscapes

Cartographic Mexico: A History of State Fixations and Fugitive Landscapes

by Raymond B Craib, Raymond B. Craib
     
 

Analyzes spatial history of 19th and early 20th century Mexico, particularly political uses of mapping and surveying, to demonstrate multiple ways that space can be negotiated in the service of local or national agendas.See more details below

Overview

Analyzes spatial history of 19th and early 20th century Mexico, particularly political uses of mapping and surveying, to demonstrate multiple ways that space can be negotiated in the service of local or national agendas.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822334057
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
11/28/2004
Series:
Latin America Otherwise Series
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Raymond B. Craib is Assistant Professor of History at Cornell University.

Table of Contents

Introduction : writing a spatial history of modern Mexico1
1The terrain of tradition19
2Fugitive landscapes55
3Standard plots91
4Situation knowledges : the Geographic Exploration Commission (I)127
5Spatial progressions : the Geographic Exploration Commission (II)163
6Fluvial confusions193
7Revolutionary spaces219
Epilogue : "these questions will never end"255

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