The Power Of Maps

Author: Denis Wood
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9780898624939
Size: 66.57 MB
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This volume ventures into terrain where even the most sophisticated map fails to lead--through the mapmaker's bias.

Rethinking The Power Of Maps

Author: Denis Wood
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1593853661
Size: 10.70 MB
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A contemporary follow-up to the groundbreaking Power of Maps, this book takes a fresh look at what maps do, whose interests they serve, and how they can be used in surprising, creative, and radical ways.

The Power Of Projections

Author: Arthur Jay Klinghoffer
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275991357
Size: 12.20 MB
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Shows how maps are not dispassionately created scientific instruments, but reflections of their creators, as well as of specific time periods, locations, and status.

The Map Reader

Author: Martin Dodge
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470980079
Size: 20.10 MB
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There is a long tradition of historical analysis that examines the production of
maps, their development over time and their role in society. Such analysis
implicitly concerns the power of mapping to influence social and economic
relations in ...

The Power Of Knowledge

Author: Jeremy Black
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 030019854X
Size: 73.88 MB
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Roman territorial expansion and the subsequent need to protect the frontiers of
Roman rule helped lead to an increase in geographical information, as well as
improvements in the accuracy of maps.19 Power was also served, as maps ...

A History Of Spaces

Author: John Pickles
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135104913
Size: 25.70 MB
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This book provides an essential insight into the practices and ideas of maps and map-making.

Visualizing The Past

Author: Kathrin Maurer
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110282933
Size: 32.25 MB
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The Power of the Image in German Historicism Kathrin Maurer. Part IV: Historical
Cartography ... Maps are preeminently a language of power, not of protest” (
Harley, “Maps, Knowledge, and Power” 79). Harley's work shows how specific ...

When France Was King Of Cartography

Author: Christine Marie Petto
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 9780739117767
Size: 76.43 MB
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The book focuses on situated knowledge or 'localized' interests reflected in these geographical productions.

Mapping Tourism

Author: Stephen P. Hanna
Publisher: U of Minnesota Press
ISBN: 9780816639564
Size: 41.87 MB
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Maps. The Politics of Representation in Bangkok's Sex Tourism Industry Vincent
J. Del Casino Jr. and Stephen P. Hanna In his book The Power of Maps, Denis
Wood argues that maps, including tourism maps, "work." They work, he claims, ...

Mapping The Cold War

Author: Timothy Barney
Publisher: UNC Press Books
ISBN: 1469618559
Size: 56.23 MB
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For more on the use of parody in radical maps, see Barney, “Power Lines.” 180.
Hutcheon, A Theory of Parody, xiv. 181. Lynch, ''Pictures of Nothing?,” 18. See
also McClure and McClure, ''Postmodern Parody,” 81–82. 182. Hariman, “
Political ...