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Cartographic Encounters - 98 edition

Cartographic Encounters (ISBN10: 0226476944; ISBN13: 9780226476940)
ISBN13: 978-0226476940
ISBN10: 0226476944

Summary: List of Illustrations Series Editor's Note by James Akerman Editor's Preface by G. Malcolm Lewis Introduction by G. Malcolm Lewis Ch. 1: Frontier Encounters in the Field: 1511-1925 G. Malcolm Lewis Ch. 2: Encounters in Government Bureaus, Archives, Museums, and Libraries, 1782-1911 G. Malcolm Lewis Ch. 3: Hiatus Leading to a Renewed Encounter G. Malcolm Lewis Ch. 4: Recent and Current Encounters G. Malcolm Lewis Ch. 5: Maps of Territory, History, and Community in Aztec Mexico El moreizabeth Hill Boone Ch. 6: Inland Journeys, Native Maps Barbara Belyea Ch. 7: Native Mapping in Southern New England Indian Deeds Margaret Wickens Pearce Ch. 8: Eighteenth-Century Arkansas Illustrated: A Map within an Indian Painting? Morris S. Arnold Ch. 9: Indian Maps of the Colonial Southeast: Archaeological Implications and Prospects Gregory A. Waselkov Ch. 10: Debriefing Explorers Amerindian Information in the Delisles' Mapping of the Southeast Patricia Galloway Ch. 11: Orientations from Their Side: Dimensions of Native American Cartographic Discourse Peter Nabokov Ch. 12: Future Encounters in New Contexts G. Malcolm Lewis About the Contributors Index less

Edition/Copyright: 98
Cover: Hardcover
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Published: 09/28/1998
International: No

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Hardcover Used-Very Good Ever since a Native American prepared a paper charte of the lower Colorado River for the Spaniard Hernando de Alarcon in 1540, Native Americans have been making maps in the more course of encounters with whites. This book charts the history of these cartographic encounters, examining native maps and mapmaking from the pre-and post-contact periods. G. Malcolm Lewis provides accessible and detailed overviews of the history of native North American maps, mapmaking, and scholarly interest in these topics. Other contributions include a study of colonial Aztec cartography that highlights the connections among maps, space, and history; an account of the importance of native maps as archaeological evidence; and an interpretation of an early-contact-period hide painting of an actual encounter involving whites and two groups of warring natives. Although few original native maps have survived, contemporary copies and accounts of mapmaking form a rich resource for anyone interested in the histor less
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