By Patricia Seed
This paintings of comparative historical past, first released in 1996, explores the array of ceremonies that Europeans played to mark their taking ownership of the hot international. Frenchmen reproduced the grandeur of royal processions at any place attainable, regularly finishing in discussion with the indigenous peoples. Spaniards made solemn speeches prior to launching army assaults. Dutchmen drew intensely distinctive maps, scrutinizing harbours and coastlines as they disembarked. The Portuguese superimposed the grid of latitudes upon lands they have been later to take by way of the sword. The English frivolously laid out fences and hedges within the demeanour in their local shires. via such actions each one strength thought of itself to be developing imperial authority over the Americas; but every one did not recognize an identical importance within the ceremonies of different international locations. This publication develops the cultural contexts of those ceremonies, and tackles the consequences of this old legacy for modern geographical regions within the post-colonial period.
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