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The Geographical Imagination in America, 1880-1950

By: Susan Schulten
The Geographical Imagination in America, 1880-1950
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What is the history of geography in the United States? How have Americans been taught to see the world around them? Susan Schulten addresses these questions by examining how ideas and images shaped popular understandings of world geography from 1880 to the 1950s. This was a critic al period in American History, it saw the US evolve from a relative isolationist nation into an international, economic superpower. Schulten examines four institutions of learning that produced some of the most influential sources of geographic knowledge in modern history: maps and atlases, the National Geographic Society, the American university and public schools. This book provides a history of geography and cartology and their place in popular culture, politics and education.

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Susan Schulten is assistant professor of history at the University of Denver.
By: Susan Schulten
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Schulten steps up to the challenge of producing a full-length work about the political economy of mapmaking.... An ambitious history of the rise of popular cartography in the United States. - Nicholas Lemann, The New Yorker "A well-documented account of how politics, history and culture influenced the study and presentation of geography.... Theory is wisely balanced by a hodgepodge of odd and interesting facts about maps, politics and American cultural trends." - Publishers Weekly "An important new work.... Schulten's original synthesis ranges widely and insightfully from the effects of war on map design to map projection as a reflection of how Americans saw themselves as an emergent world power." - Mark Monmonier, author of How to Lie with Maps and Air Apparent
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