The Mapping of New Spain: Indigenous Cartography and the Maps of the Relaciones Geograficas
To learn about its territories in the New World, Spain commissioned a survey of Spanish officials in Mexico between 1578 and 1584, asking for local maps as well as descriptions of local resources, history, and geography. In The Mapping of New Spain, Barbara Mundy illuminates both the Amerindian (Aztec, Mixtec, and Zapotec) and the Spanish traditions represented in these ma...more
Paperback, 306 pages
Published December 1st 2000 by University Of Chicago Press
(first published December 15th 1996)
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