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Unfolding Irish Landscapes: Tim Robinson, culture and environment

Derek Gladwin and Christine Cusick (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992781
eISBN:
9781526104427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992781.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Unfolding Irish landscapes offers a comprehensive and sustained study of the work of cartographer, landscape writer and visual artist Tim Robinson. The visual texts and multi-genre essays included in ... More


Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine: How Occupied Landscapes Shape Scientific Knowledge

Jess Bier

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036153
eISBN:
9780262339957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036153.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine is an analysis of the ways that segregated landscapes have shaped digital cartography in Jerusalem and the West Bank since 1967. Extending work on how technology is ... More


Cartography

P. D. A. Harvey

in A Century of British Medieval Studies

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263952
eISBN:
9780191734083
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263952.003.0025
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter examines the progress and developments in the study of medieval cartography in Great Britain during the twentieth century. Throughout the twentieth century the study of medieval ... More


New Lines: Critical GIS and the Trouble of the Map

Matthew W. Wilson

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816698523
eISBN:
9781452958866
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698523.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

New Lines considers a society increasingly drawn to the power of the digital map, examining the conceptual and technical developments of the field of geographic information science as this work is ... More


To Master the Boundless Sea: The U.S. Navy, the Marine Environment, and the Cartography of Empire

Jason W. Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640440
eISBN:
9781469640457
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640440.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

As the United States grew into an empire in the late nineteenth century, notions like “sea power” derived not only from fleets, bases, and decisive battles but also from a scientific effort to ... More


The Colonizer in the Computer: Stasis and International Control in PA Maps

Jess Bier

in Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine: How Occupied Landscapes Shape Scientific Knowledge

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036153
eISBN:
9780262339957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036153.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Chapter 4, “The Colonizer in the Computer”, is an examination of how the colonial past and present can affect maps. The Palestinian Authority (PA), the provisional Palestinian government, was founded ... More


The Medieval Nile: Route, Navigation, and Landscape in Islamic Egypt

John Cooper

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774166143
eISBN:
9781617975462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166143.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This ground-breaking view of the navigational landscape of the Nile in medieval Egypt draws on a broad range of sources: medieval Arabic geographies; traveler accounts; archaeology; and ... More


A Cartographic View of Kentucky’s Watershed and Landscapes: The Early Years and Modern Accomplishments

Daniel I. Carey

in Water in Kentucky: Natural History, Communities, and Conservation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813168685
eISBN:
9780813169941
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813168685.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter illustrates the evolution of mapping in Kentucky from pre-colonial days until the present. Historical maps helped guide the settlement of the land. Digital mapping, satellite and aerial ... More


Imagining the Nile

John P. Cooper

in The Medieval Nile: Route, Navigation, and Landscape in Islamic Egypt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774166143
eISBN:
9781617975462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166143.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter provides an overview of the history of human geographical portrayals of the Egyptian Nile. It traces the intellectual pathway from the seven-branched Delta described in loose terms by ... More


The Pre-Islamic Nile Delta

John P. Cooper

in The Medieval Nile: Route, Navigation, and Landscape in Islamic Egypt

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789774166143
eISBN:
9781617975462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166143.003.0003
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter seeks to understand the geography of the Nile Delta in the centuries before the Arab conquest of Egypt in the mid-7th Century A.D in order to establish a baseline against which to ... More


Introduction

James R. Akerman

in Decolonizing the Map: Cartography from Colony to Nation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780226422787
eISBN:
9780226422817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226422817.003.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

This book is based on the Seventeenth Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr., Lectures in the History of Cartography, “Mapping the Transition from Colony to Nation,” held at the Newberry Library in 2010. It ... More


Mapping Well-Being

Tim Lomas

in Translating Happiness: A Cross-Cultural Lexicon of Well-Being

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037488
eISBN:
9780262344630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037488.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter sets out the theoretical foundations of the book. It begins by introducing a cartographic theory of language, suggesting that words enable us to map our world. However, drawing on the ... More


A Look Back

Karen C. Pinto

in Medieval Islamic Maps: An Exploration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226126968
eISBN:
9780226127019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226127019.003.0002
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Chapter Two, “A Look Back” provides a comprehensive overview of secondary scholarship on the subject of Islamic mapping. It surveys the work that has been done on the Islamic mapping tradition from ... More


Mapping Bosnia: Cartographic Representation in Joe Sacco’s Graphic Narratives

Edward C. Holland

in The Comics of Joe Sacco: Journalism in a Visual World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802217
eISBN:
9781496802262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802217.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Edward C. Holland’s essay reads Sacco’s maps and mappings of the Bosnian War as interventions in the traditional roles ascribed to cartography, bringing to bear the analytical tools of the discipline ... More


First Encounters, Inventing America, and the Columbian Exchange

Luis Martínez-Fernández

in Key to the New World: A History of Early Colonial Cuba

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781683400325
eISBN:
9781683400981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400325.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter covers the subject of the discovery of America, including the voyages of Christopher Columbus and Amerigo Vespucci. It looks at the theological, scientific, and philosophical debates ... More


But Do You Actually <i>Do</i> GIS?

Matthew W. Wilson

in New Lines: Critical GIS and the Trouble of the Map

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816698523
eISBN:
9781452958866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698523.003.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

But Do You Actually Do GIS? is the introductory chapter, which sets the stage for the interventions--the five factures--of chapters 2 through 6. Importantly, this chapter suggests that the relatively ... More


Criticality: The Urgency of Drawing and Tracing

Matthew W. Wilson

in New Lines: Critical GIS and the Trouble of the Map

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816698523
eISBN:
9781452958866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698523.003.0002
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Criticality traces the origin stories of critical mapping while attempting to forward a renewed agenda that sidesteps the baggage of the word ‘critical’. It proposes that the heart of this agenda is ... More


Digitality: Origins, or the Stories We Tell Ourselves

Matthew W. Wilson

in New Lines: Critical GIS and the Trouble of the Map

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816698523
eISBN:
9781452958866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698523.003.0003
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Digitality traces the origin stories of digital mapping while attempting to understand the rather artificial ways in which ethics and creative thought is considered separate from technical ... More


Movement: Strange Concepts and the Essentially Subjective

Matthew W. Wilson

in New Lines: Critical GIS and the Trouble of the Map

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816698523
eISBN:
9781452958866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698523.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Movement takes up an issue that transcends digital and critical invocations of the map: time. This chapter explores the historical development of animated cartography through a Deleuzian and ... More


Attention: Memory Support and the Care of Community

Matthew W. Wilson

in New Lines: Critical GIS and the Trouble of the Map

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780816698523
eISBN:
9781452958866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816698523.003.0005
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Attention draws forward these historical accounts to the present moment of fixation on digital media. This chapter argues that ignoring the rapid pace of mediatization is disastrous for a ... More


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