Governmentality and the Mastery of Territory in Nineteenth-Century America

Governmentality and the Mastery of Territory in Nineteenth-Century America

by Matthew G. Hannah
     
 

Hannah demonstrates that the modernization of late nineteenth-century America was a spatial and geographical project.See more details below

Overview

Hannah demonstrates that the modernization of late nineteenth-century America was a spatial and geographical project.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521669498
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/01/2000
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Historical Geography Series, #32
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
262
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Governmentality in context; Part I: 2. The formation of governmental objects in late nineteenth century American discourse; 3. Francis A. Walker and the formation of American governmental subjectivity; 4. American manhood and the strains of governmental subjectivity; Part II: 5. The spatial politics of governmental knowledge; 6. An American exceptionalist political economy; 7. Manhood, space and governmental regulation; Conclusion.

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