The Newberry Library’s Hermon Dunlap Smith Center for the History of Cartography is pleased to announce the 17th Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr., Lectures in the History of Cartography. “Mapping the Transition from Colony to Nation” will feature eight scholars, who will examine how peoples and states around the world emerging from colonial status used maps to define, defend, and administer their national territories, to develop their national identities, and to establish their place in the community of nations. Scholars in all fields, educators, and members of the general public are cordially invited to attend.
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