Imagined Futures in the Past - Empire, Place, Race, and Nation in the Mapping of Oceania

Bronwen Douglas

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    Abstract

    Maps always combine elements of fact and fancy, if diversely and to varying degrees depending on era, agenda, and genre. In European cartography after 1500, the shifting liaison of familiar and imagined is notable with respect to the vast, largely maritime section of the globe that spans what are now Island Southeast Asia, Australia, New Guinea, Aotearoa New Zealand, and the Pacific Islands.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationPacific Futures: Past and Present
    Editors Warwick Anderson, Miranda Johnson, and Barbara Brookes
    Place of PublicationHonolulu
    PublisherUniversity of Hawaii Press
    Pages131-154
    Edition1st Edition
    ISBN (Print)9780824874452
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2018

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