The Geographical Imagination in America, 1880-1950

The Geographical Imagination in America, 1880-1950

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In this rich and fascinating history, Susan Schulten tells a story of Americans beginning to see the world around them, tracing U.S. attitudes toward world geography from the end of nineteenth-century exploration to the explosion of geographic interest before the dawn of the Cold War. Focusing her examination on four influential institutions--maps and atlases, the National Geographic Society, the American university, and public schools--Schulten provides an engaging study of geography, cartography, and their place in popular culture, politics, and education.
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2001
Characteristics: 319 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
ISBN: 0226740552 (alk. paper)
0226740560 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Call Number: 917 SCHULTEN

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