Book

Mapping Europe's Borderlands

Steven Seegel

Published by University of Chicago Press

Published in print May 2012 | ISBN: 9780226744254
Published online March 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780226744278 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.7208/chicago/9780226744278.001.0001
Mapping Europe's Borderlands

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Borderlands as Modern Homelands? Mapping Ukraine and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania

in Mapping Europe's Borderlands

May 2012; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 10524 words.

This chapter focuses on opportunities (or lack thereof) for Ukrainians, Lithuanians, and Belarusians in political geography—in short, territorial space rather than historical time. Most...

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Conclusion: Purposes of Maps in the Borderlands of 1919

in Mapping Europe's Borderlands

May 2012; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 6846 words.

This chapter begins with a description of how the year 1919 was the year of maps for geopolitical imaginaries in modern European history. It details President Woodrow Wilson's Inquiry,...

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Early Modern Cartography and Power in European Russia and Poland-lithuania

in Mapping Europe's Borderlands

May 2012; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 9938 words.

This chapter examines the historical antecedents behind the early modern intellectual and territorial mapping of East Central Europe, with Poland as a provisional centerpiece. It asks why...

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Enlightenment to Romantic Historical Claims Between Imperial Russia and East Central Europe

in Mapping Europe's Borderlands

May 2012; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 9145 words.

This chapter examines Russian and Polish obsessions with origins, definitions, providence, and continuity endemic to early nineteenth-century understandings of European history, geography,...

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Introduction

in Mapping Europe's Borderlands

May 2012; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 9731 words.

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to look at how the history of cartography intersected with Europe's early modern dynastic states and intellectual and...

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Late 19th-Century Russian Imperial Schemes and Habsburg-Potish Cartographic Borrowings in Galicia

in Mapping Europe's Borderlands

May 2012; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 8323 words.

This chapter examines Russian geographic visions of a historical, linguistic, and confessional order—rossiiskii and russkii—in terms of the ethnoschematized models that were borrowed,...

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Mid-19th-Century State Cartography and the Idea of Progress in Russian Empirecraft

in Mapping Europe's Borderlands

May 2012; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 9386 words.

The charter of the Imperial Russian Geographical Society (Imperatorskoe Russkoe Geograficheskoe Obshchestvo, or IRGO), signed on 7 August 1845, sought to cultivate the geography of Russia,...

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Modern European Ethnoschematization and the Vienna-St. Petersburg Axis

in Mapping Europe's Borderlands

May 2012; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 10424 words.

This chapter examines the formation of various modes of civilizing discourse and modern ethnoschematization through maps, not only as pragmatic tools of governance but also as fantasies of...

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Nationalizing Cartography in the Borderlands before World War I

in Mapping Europe's Borderlands

May 2012; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 9480 words.

This chapter examines modern political mappings from the early 1890s to the start of World War I, focusing on the drama of colliding official and geopolitical claims to borderlands. To move...

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Political Cartography in East Central Europe during World War I

in Mapping Europe's Borderlands

May 2012; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 9245 words.

This chapter examines the power of cartographers who expressed competing political views of European Russia and the East Central European borderlands, in the wartime context of contested...

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Purposes of Early 19th-Century Polish National Cartography

in Mapping Europe's Borderlands

May 2012; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 8414 words.

This chapter examines the purpose of Polish cartography in the early nineteenth century. The drawing and collection of maps in early nineteenth-century Poland were invitations to cultural...

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Purposes of Early 19th-century Russian Imperial Cartography

in Mapping Europe's Borderlands

May 2012; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 10352 words.

This chapter examines the European imperial agendas of Russian geospatial practices. It looks at how cartographers in European Russia territorialized former Poland–Lithuania within an...

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