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Author Del Castillo, Lina, author.

Title Crafting a republic for the world : scientific, geographic, and historiographic inventions of Colombia / Lina del Castillo.

Publication Info. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2018]

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Description 1 online resource
Summary "An examination of how the development of geography practices, disciplines, and technologies intertwined with the process of modern nation-state formation in Colombia from 1821 to 1921"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Manufacturing "el Sabio" Caldas : print culture, political economy, and the erasure of the Spanish Enlightenment -- Mapping out provincial circulation through Bogotá, 1845-1852 -- From trigonometry to social arithmetic : nineteenth-century land surveyors and the invention of the "Indíjena" -- From the Instituto Caldas to the Chorographic Commission : diagnosing the colonial legacy in New Granada provinces -- The territorial-constitutional challenge of universal manhood suffrage, 1853-1863 -- Radical liberals attack the "colonial legacy" of the Catholic Church -- Conclusion: "Colonial" legacies in the science of history, then and now.
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Subject Colombia -- Politics and government -- 1810-
Colombia -- Geography.
Geography -- Political aspects -- Colombia -- History.
Science -- Political aspects -- Colombia -- History.
Historiography -- Political aspects -- Colombia -- History.
Elite (Social sciences) -- Colombia -- History.
Republicanism -- Colombia -- History.
Postcolonialism -- Colombia -- History.
Nationalism -- Colombia -- History.
Colombia -- Colonial influence.
Chronological Term Since 1810
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Del Castillo, Lina. Crafting a republic for the world. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2018 9780803290747 (DLC) 2017026970
ISBN 9781496205834 (electronic bk.)
1496205839 (electronic bk.)
9781496205858 (electronic bk.)
1496205855 (electronic bk.)
9781496205841 (mobi)
1496205847 (mobi)
9781496205483 (paperback)
1496205480 (paperback)
9780803290747 (hardcover)
0803290748 (hardcover)