Apr 25 2017

Maps and Empire: New Books

published by Jonathan Crowe
in blog The Map Room
original entryMaps and Empire: New Books

1700s 1800s american revolution books british empire british north america colonialism history imperialism middle east orientalism surveying thirteen colonies

Three¬†academic books out this month deal with the subject of mapping, surveying, and empire-building: The New Map of Empire: How Britain Imagined America before Independence by S. Max Edelson (Harvard University Press) covers the period between the Seven Years’ War and the American Revolution. From the publisher: Under orders from King George III to reform … Continue reading "Maps and Empire: New Books"

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