By James R. Akerman
These essays, initially added because the 2010 Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr., Lectures within the background of Cartography on the Newberry Library, surround greater than centuries and 3 continents—Latin the United States, Africa, and Asia. starting from the overdue eighteenth century throughout the mid-twentieth, participants research themes from mapping and nationwide identification in past due colonial Mexico to the iconic problems created via the partition of British India and the racialized association of area in apartheid and post-apartheid South Africa. a necessary contribution to reviews of either colonization and cartography, Decolonizing the Map is the 1st e-book to systematically and comprehensively learn the engagement of mapping within the long—and essentially unfinished—parallel tactics of decolonization and state construction within the glossy world.
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