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Author Del Castillo, Lina, author

Title Crafting a republic for the world : scientific, geographic, and historiographic inventions of Colombia / Lina del Castillo
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2018]
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Contents Manufacturing "el Sabio" Caldas : print culture, political economy, and the erasure of the Spanish Enlightenment -- Mapping out provincial circulation through Bogotá, 1845-1852 -- From trigonometry to social arithmetic : nineteenth-century land surveyors and the invention of the "Indíjena" -- From the Instituto Caldas to the Chorographic Commission : diagnosing the colonial legacy in New Granada provinces -- The territorial-constitutional challenge of universal manhood suffrage, 1853-1863 -- Radical liberals attack the "colonial legacy" of the Catholic Church -- Conclusion: "Colonial" legacies in the science of history, then and now
Summary "An examination of how the development of geography practices, disciplines, and technologies intertwined with the process of modern nation-state formation in Colombia from 1821 to 1921"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 11, 2018)
Subject Elite (Social sciences) -- Colombia -- History.
Geography -- Political aspects -- Colombia -- History.
Historiography -- Political aspects -- Colombia -- History.
Nationalism -- Colombia -- History.
Postcolonialism -- Colombia -- History.
Republicanism -- Colombia -- History.
Science -- Political aspects -- Colombia -- History.
Colombia -- Colonial influence.
Colombia -- Geography.
Colombia -- Politics and government -- 1810-
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2017031982
ISBN 1496205839 (electronic bk.)
1496205855 (electronic bk.)
9781496205834 (electronic bk.)
9781496205858 (electronic bk.)