Corpus ID: 159600513
The creation of imperial space in the Pacific Northwest
Published 1 July 2000
Journal of Historical Geography
Abstract This paper discusses two diplomatic disputes that had a central bearing on the creation of imperial space in the Pacific Northwest: the Nootka Sound crisis (1790), which brought Britain and…
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Abstract Travel accounts of the Reconstruction U.S. South (1865–1880) played a formative role in the process of determining where the region fit within the nation-state after the Civil War.…
This paper contributes to the burgeoning critical literature on the history of cartography by tracking the links between maps, knowledge and power that stemmed from George Vancouver’s survey of the…
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The author applies the “maps as process” framework to historical maps, a broad category of mapping yet to be addressed by this growing body of literature, to highlight the disordered yet interconnected ways in which seven British archival maps emerged from these negotiations and ultimately helped to reorder this area of the world.
Vancouver’s ‘revitalization’ has been characterized by the influx of upper-end restaurants and bars into parts of the city home to marginalized communities. We argue that some of these establishments…
Expand 10.1191/1474474002eu239xx As nations that have been colonized, and that have in turn acted as colonizers, Canada and the United States share a complex historical imagination and historical geography… Expand
This paper explores the function of cartographical representations in fantasy literature and their implications in a cartographic tradition marked by Imperialism and Colonialism. Using the Tolkienian…
Abstract This paper examines the historical processes that transformed tar sands bitumen in the Athabasca river basin into a natural resource of Canada. The discourse of the resource was first…
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This article explores that exclusion from three perspectives: through dominant national ideologies that represented tribal groups as ‘‘Other’’ and inferior to European Americans; through federal policies that increasingly confined ‘'Indians'’ to specific parts of the national landscape; and through the cartographic delineation of theNational territory, which produced a Cartesian gridded landscape alien to Native understandings of land.
The expectation that every corner of the globe would eventually become embedded in an expanding network of colonial ties enjoyed widespread currency during the long nineteenth century. A global…
During the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Native Americans were increasingly excluded from the American social body and from national space. This article explores that exclusion from three…
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