Urban Images of the Hispanic World, 1493-1793

Urban Images of the Hispanic World, 1493-1793

by Richard Kagan, Fernando Marias, Fernando Marias
     
 

Focussing on cities and towns in south America, including Mexico City, Lima and Potosi this book examines the particular importance of cities in Spanish and Hispanic-American culture. It investigates the different ways in which artists, map-makers, surveyors and military engineers represented a city in all its complexity and the different meanings that were invested…  See more details below

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Focussing on cities and towns in south America, including Mexico City, Lima and Potosi this book examines the particular importance of cities in Spanish and Hispanic-American culture. It investigates the different ways in which artists, map-makers, surveyors and military engineers represented a city in all its complexity and the different meanings that were invested in their depiction of New and Old World cities and towns.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300083149
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.56(h) x 1.07(d)

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