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Mapping Forms of Government in the 18th Century and Today

By Martin W. Lewis | April 19, 2011 |
Forms of government in 18th century Europe

As we have seen, maps from the 18th century typically subdivide Europe in a different manner from historical maps produced today, focusing much less on sovereignty. Cartographers typically divided the region into a dozen or so “countries,” some of which were independent kingdoms and others dependent lands, and one of which was a supranational organization

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