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Author Johnson, Alexander, 1977- author.

Title The first mapping of America : the general survey of British North America / Alexander Johnson
Published London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2017
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 331 pages, 16 pages of plates) : illustrations, maps (some color)
Series Tauris historical geography series ; 10
Tauris historical geography series ; 10
Contents Part I. On the tide of the Enlightenment -- Part II. The antecedents and genesis of the General Survey -- Part III. Mapping 'infant colonies' : the commencement of the General Survey -- Part IV. 'Closing the net' : the General Survey during the administration of the Earl of Hillsborough -- Part V. 'A new spring to our future endeavors' : the General Survery under the administration of the Earl of Dartmouth -- Part VI. The General Survey and the militarisation of civilian cartography -- Part VII. Conclusion and legacy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-321) and index
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Subject Cartography -- Canada -- History -- 18th century
Cartography -- North America -- History -- 18th century
Cartography -- United States -- History -- 18th century
Amerikabild
Cartography.
Historical geography.
Karte
Kartografie
Maps.
SCIENCE -- Earth Sciences -- Geography.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Cartography.
Canada -- Maps -- History -- 18th century
North America -- Historical geography
North America -- Maps -- History -- 18th century
United States -- Maps -- History -- 18th century
Britisch-Nordamerika
Canada.
Gro├čbritannien
Nordamerika
North America.
USA
United States.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1786723212
1786733218
9781786723215
9781786733214
Other Titles General survey of British North America