Geographical Imagination in America, 1880-1950

ISBN-10: 0226740560

ISBN-13: 9780226740560

Edition: 2001

Authors: Susan Schulten

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Susan Schulten tells a story of Americans beginning to see the world around them, tracing U.S. attitudes towards world geography from the end of 19th century exploration to the dawn of the Cold War. The work discusses the study of geography and its place in culture and politics.
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List price: $34.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 12/15/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 330
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Susan Schulten is professor of history at the University of Denver. In 2010 she was named a fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation.

List of Illustrations
Making Geography Modern
Maps for the Masses, 1880-1900
Science, Culture, and Expansionism in the Making of the National Geographic, 1888-1900
Creating the Science of Geography, 1880-1919
School Geography, the "Mother of All Sciences," 1880-1914
Geography for the American Century
School Geography in the Age of Internationalism, 1914-1950
Negotiating Success at the National Geographic, 1900-1929
The Map and the Territory, 1900-1939
War and the Re-creation of the World, 1939-1950
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