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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


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


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


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


Epilogue: Berlin Returns, Again

Brigitta B. Wagner

in Berlin Replayed: Cinema and Urban Nostalgia in the Postwall Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816691715
eISBN:
9781452953595
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691715.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The epilogue turns to some final observations on cinematographic and cartographic indexicality by examining three instances in which film material confronts urban space from 2008-2010, critical years ... 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


Views of the Country: Chorography in the Aura of Humboldt

Nancy P. Appelbaum

in Mapping the Country of Regions: The Chorographic Commission of Nineteenth-Century Colombia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627441
eISBN:
9781469627465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627441.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The second chapter examines chorography, as defined and adapted by Codazzi and his collaborators. The chapter considers both local conditions and international scientific currents that shaped their ... More


Conclusion: The Country of Regions

Nancy P. Appelbaum

in Mapping the Country of Regions: The Chorographic Commission of Nineteenth-Century Colombia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627441
eISBN:
9781469627465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627441.003.0010
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The conclusion briefly places Colombia in a broader framework, comparing it to other Latin American cases. The conclusion also traces the commission’s problematic long-term legacies for Colombia ... More


Pioneering Visions: The Midwestern Grid, the Atlas, and An Aerial Imagination

Jason Weems

in Barnstorming the Prairies: How Aerial Vision Shaped the Midwest

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816677504
eISBN:
9781452953533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677504.003.0002
Subject:
Art, Visual Culture

The story of aeriality and midwesternness is a complicated mixture of innovation and continuity. It begins with an assessment of preaviation aerial gazes as a means of seeing, conceptualizing, and ... 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


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