Mapping of New Spain Indigenous Cartography and the Maps of the Relaciones Geograficas

ISBN-10: 0226550974
ISBN-13: 9780226550978
Edition: N/A
Authors: Barbara E. Mundy
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Description: To learn about its territories in the New World, Spain commissioned a survey of Spanish officials in Mexico between 1578 and 1584, asking for local maps as well as descriptions of local resources, history, and geography. In The Mapping of New Spain,  More...

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Book details

List price: $46.00
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 12/1/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 306
Size: 8.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

To learn about its territories in the New World, Spain commissioned a survey of Spanish officials in Mexico between 1578 and 1584, asking for local maps as well as descriptions of local resources, history, and geography. In The Mapping of New Spain, Barbara Mundy illuminates both the Amerindian (Aztec, Mixtec, and Zapotec) and the Spanish traditions represented in these maps and traces the reshaping of indigene world views in the wake of colonization. "Its contribution to its specific field is both significant and original. . . . It is a pure pleasure to read." --Sabine MacCormack, Isis "Mundy has done a fine job of balancing the artistic interpretation of the maps with the larger historical context within which they were drawn. . . . This is an important work." --John F. Schwaller, Sixteenth Century Journal "This beautiful book opens a Pandora's box in the most positive sense, for it provokes the reconsideration of several long-held opinions about Spanish colonialism and its effects on Native American culture." --Susan Schroeder, American Historical Review

List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
Author's Note
Spain and the Imperial Ideology of Mapping
Mapping and Describing the New World
Colonial Spanish Officials and the Response to the Relacion Geografica Questionnaire
The Native Painters in the Colonial World
The Native Mapping Tradition in the Colonial Period
Language and Naming in the Relaciones Geograficas Maps
The Relaciones Geograficas and Other Viceregal Maps in New Spain
Conclusion
Catalogue of Maps Studied
The Questionnaire of the Relaciones Geograficas
The Nahuatl Inscriptions of the Macuilsuchil Map
A Typical Viceregal Acordado
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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