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Dislocating the OrientBritish Maps and the Making of the Middle East, 1854-1921$
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Daniel Foliard

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780226451336

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2017

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226451473.001.0001

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General Conclusion

General Conclusion

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(p.266) General Conclusion
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Dislocating the Orient
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Daniel Foliard

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226451473.003.0010

This conclusion emphasizes how the "Middle East" was the result of a constant interplay between extraneous conceptualizations and indigenous convictions. It recapitulates of this history of British mapping and mapmaking of the East reveals the multiplicity of cultural layers and forces that shaped the concept. It also questions the actual power of cartographic and geographical knowledge in relation to modern imperialism.

Keywords:   theory in the history of cartography, imperialism, Jean Baudrillard, knowledge

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