SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.34 issue68History in today's textbooks: between national and globalThe sport in the Portuguese colonial policy: the actions of Rodrigues Sarmento in Portuguese Guinea (1945-1949) author indexsubject indexarticles search
Home Pagealphabetic serial listing  

Services on Demand

Journal

Article

Indicators

Related links

Share


Revista Brasileira de História

On-line version ISSN 1806-9347

Abstract

OLIVEIRA, Tiago Kramer de. Desconstructing maps, revealing spatializations: reflections on the use of mapping studies in colonial Brazil. Rev. Bras. Hist. [online]. 2014, vol.34, n.68, pp.151-174. ISSN 1806-9347.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0102-01882014000200008.

The article discusses the use of cartography in historical studies from contemporary studies in Historical Cartography and the History of Cartography, particularly studies about the colonial Brazil. In the first part we reflect about the use of digital tools in studies of historical cartography. In the second part we discuss some definitions about the "nature of the maps" and its theoretical and methodological implications. Finally, we did a little exercise in interpretation from a document fragment that references spatialization the Portuguese conquests in the center of South America.

Keywords : cartography; digital tools; Colonial Brazil.

        · abstract in Portuguese     · text in Portuguese     · Portuguese ( pdf )

 

Creative Commons License All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License