Rethinking The Power Of Maps

Author: Denis Wood
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 1593853661
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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 Maps

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

The Power Of Maps

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This publication documents some of the success stories that have emerged as a result of CTA’s initiatives in PGIS in recent years.

The Power Of Maps

Author: Clare Pedrick
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This publication documents some of the success stories that have emerged as a result of CTA's initiatives in PGIS in recent years.

The Power Of Projections

Author: Arthur Jay Klinghoffer
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780275991357
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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
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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 particular places and times. More recently, research has focused
specifically on the politics and power of mapping; how power is captured in and
communicated through maps to assert command and control of territory and
socio-spatial relations; ...

A History Of Spaces

Author: John Pickles
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415144988
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[maps] ... as if they have come into existence in a sort of social and economic
vacuum, as if they were the expression of some Blake-ish pure spirit. (Buisseret,
Rural Image: The Estate Plan in the Old and New) THE POWER OF MAPS For
over twenty-five years, Denis Wood has been provoking us to think differently and
critically about maps and map use. In The Power of Maps Wood challenges the
pretence of professional cartographers to be the objective/scientific producers,
readers ...

The Power Of Knowledge

Author: Jeremy Black
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 030019854X
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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
provided a way to display strength and purpose. This presumably was why Julius
Caesar was (later) held to have ordered the surveying of the known world, a
mission recorded in the Hereford mappa mundi of c. 1290 ce.20 Reading omens
was an ...

Visualizing The Past

Author: Kathrin Maurer
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3110282933
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The Power of the Image in German Historicism Kathrin Maurer. Part IV: Historical
Cartography Mapping Europe Cartography and Construction Cartographers and
geographers from all over the world (in particular in the Anglo -American
academic communities) increasingly reflect on the representative modes of maps
and explore questions about their rhetorical construction, their “language,” their
iconic design, and their socio-political implications. Iohn Brian Harley was one of
the ...

When France Was King Of Cartography

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