Product DescriptionIn Cartographic Mexico, Raymond B. Craib discusses the role of powerful mapping routines such as exploration, surveying, mapping and played in the creation of the modern Mexican state in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. These routines were part of an obsession or fixation federal-state “with determination and” fix “geographical points, lines and names in order to facilitate economic development and political administration. In addition to analyzing the result maps of such routines, close Craib examines in detail the processes over time has generated. Taking the center of Veracruz as an example, shows how in the field, agricultural officials, military surveyors and metropolitan geography.. . More>>

Cartographic Mexico: A History of State Fixations and Fugitive Landscapes

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