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La Gran Linea: Mapping the United States - Mexico Boundary, 1849-1857

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April 2001

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Documents the accomplishments of both the US and the Mexican Boundary Commissions that mapped the boundary between 1849 and 1857.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

List of Illustrations; Preface; Index Maps; Introduction 1: On the Line: Field Surveys; 2: The Boundary Office: Mapmaking; 3: Consultation between the Commissions: Surveys on the Pacific and Gulf Coasts and the Colorado River; 4: Cooperation in Surveying and Mapping: The Land Boundary; 5: Controversy on the Boundary: Surveys of the Rio Grande; 6: Authoritative Maps and the True Line Appendix: Map Authorities; Notes; Bibliography; Index

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"No [other] book provides such a thorough and enjoyable history of the United States-Mexico boundary, which plays a significant role in peoples' lives every day." Robert J. Czerniak, Professor and Chair of Geography, New Mexico State University
EAN: 9780292771116
ISBN: 0292771118
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: UNIV OF TEXAS PR
Erscheinungsdatum: April 2001
Seitenanzahl: 279 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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