Transcript
  • 00:01    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:25    |    
    Introduction
  • 02:35    |    
    16th century Spain
  • 04:20    |    
    Philip II mapping project
    • Mathematical coordinates
    • Calculating longitude by lunar eclipses
    • Ground measurements
    • Geographical information questionnaires
    • Results of the project
    • Purpose of maps
  • 12:47    |    
    Different mapping cultures
    • Germ warfare
    • Colonial political organization
    • Unfamiliar New World territories
  • 18:42.5    |    
    Indigenous maps
    • Sacred landscape
    • Mountains
    • Cuauhtinchan map
    • Map symbols
    • Social construction of space
    • Tetzacoalco map
    • Macuilxochitl map
  • 29:18    |    
    Guatemalan maps
    • Coastal region map
      • Scale
      • Comparison to modern map
      • Urban grids and tributaries
    • Atitlan region map
      • Comparison to modern map
      • Satellite image
      • City plan
      • Map orientation
  • 40:40    |    
    Conclusions
    • Cultural clash
    • Community maps
  • 42:34    |    
    Questions
    • Did Hernán Cortés use an indigenous map to get to Honduras?
    • Would Philip II have published the project if it had been successful?
    • Why is there a significant part of the n Relacionesin Texas?
    • Why do some indigenous maps show a clear social tension?
    • Are these maps made on indigenous paper? How did they paint the maps?
    • Is there indigenous influence on South American maps?
  • 51:44    |    
    Final credits


Mapping the New World for the Spanish Kings

New Media  | 06 de febrero de 2007  | Vistas: 2389

Credits

Mapping the New World for the Spanish Kings:
Indigenous artists and the creation of a colonial cartography
Barbara Mundy

Juan Bautista Gutiérrez Auditorium
Universidad Francisco Marroquín
Guatemala, February 6, 2007

A New Media - UFM production. Guatemala, February 2007
Camera 1: Jorge Samayoa, camera 2: Joni Vásquez; digital editing: Rodrigo Escalante; index: Christiaan Ketelaar; content revisers: Katty Schellenger, Jennifer Keller; publication: Pedro David España



Conferencista

Barbara Mundy is professor in the Department of Art History and…