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The Cartographic Capital: Mapping Third Republic Paris

Kory Olson


Through official maps, this book looks at how government presentations of Paris and environs change over the course of the Third Republic (1889-1934). Governmental policies, such as the creation of a mandatory national uniform educational system that will eventually include geography, combined with technological advances in the printing industry, to alter the look, exposure, reception, and distribution of government maps. The government initially seemed to privilege an exclusively positive view of the capital city and limited its presentation of it to land inside the walled fortifications. How ... More

Keywords: Cartography, Urbanism, Third Republic, Paris, Space

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781786940964
Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.3828/liverpool/9781786940964.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kory Olson, author