Mapping an Empire: The Geographical Construction of British India, 1765-1843

Title

Mapping an Empire: The Geographical Construction of British India, 1765-1843

Files

Document Type

Book

Description

In this fascinating history of the British surveys of India, Matthew H. Edney relates how imperial Britain used modern survey techniques to not only create and define the spatial image of its Empire, but also to legitimate its colonialist activities.

ISBN

978-0226184883

Publication Date

5-1-1999

Publisher

University Of Chicago Pres

City

Chicago

Keywords

Cartography, maps, British Empire

Disciplines

Other Geography