Mapping the country of regions : the Chorographic Commission of nineteenth-century Colombia /
Nancy P. Appelbaum.
imprint
Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2016]
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xiv, 304 p. ; 24 cm
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1469627442, 9781469627441, 9781469627458
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Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2016]
isbn
1469627442
9781469627441
9781469627458
contents note
"Distinguished citizens" of the "illustrated world" : creation and composition of the Commission -- Views of the country : chorography in the aura of Humboldt -- A homogeneous, vigorous, and well-formed population : the northeast and Antioquia -- A grave for the white race : the Pacific lowlands -- The progressive spirit of the Granadinos : envisioning economic progress -- Solitary deserts : the eastern plains and Amazon -- The history of these sublime cordilleras : geology, prehistory and history -- A seat among the savants : controversies after Codazzi -- Conclusion : "The country of regions."
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10421396
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.

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