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From colonies to countries in the north Caribbean : military engineers in the development of cities and territories / edited by Pedro Luengo-Gutiérrez and Gene Allen Smith.

Publication:
Newcastle upon Tyne, England : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2016.
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1 online resource (158 p.)
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Subjects:
Military engineering.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
This volume brings together eight essays that address the result of a research project involving a group of international scholars. It explores a little-discussed, yet interesting phenomenon in the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico region - how military engineers reshaped the physical landscape for imperial reasons and, in doing so, laid the foundations for broader colonial development. Moreover, this transnational scenario reveals how military construction reached beyond cross-borders themes and histories from the age of imperialism. As such, this book provides valuable insights into the role of m
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Description based upon print version of record.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed June 20, 2016).
Contributor:
Luengo Gutiérrez, Pedro, editor.
Smith, Gene Allen, editor.
ISBN:
1-4438-8748-X
OCLC:
951223776