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Cartography, Slovenian Nationalism, and Its Limitations

By Martin W. Lewis | April 11, 2012 | 5 Comments

Cartography has long been an important tool for nationalism, as nationalist activists have used mapping to help establish the foundations of their national communities in the public mind. In the case of 19th century Slovenian nationalism, struggling against the Austrian Empire, cartography was particularly important; Peter Kozler‚Äôs famous map of the Slovene Lands, published in 1854, helped establish the idea …

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