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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


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


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


Introduction

Catherine Tatiana Dunlop

in Cartophilia: Maps and the Search for Identity in the French-German Borderland

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226173023
eISBN:
9780226173160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226173160.003.0008
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cultural and Historical Geography

This chapter introduces readers to the topography of Alsace-Lorraine from the perspective of the migratory storks that fly over the region each year. It then introduces the concept of “cartophilia” ... 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


Medieval Islamic Maps: An Exploration

Karen C. Pinto

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226126968
eISBN:
9780226127019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226127019.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

There are hundreds of cartographic images scattered throughout the medieval and early modern Arabic, Persian, and Turkish manuscript collections. The plethora of extant copies produced in a variety ... 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


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


Dislocating the Orient: British Maps and the Making of the Middle East, 1854-1921

Daniel Foliard

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226451336
eISBN:
9780226451473
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451473.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

While the twentieth century’s conflicting visions and exploitation of the Middle East are well documented, the origins of the concept of the Middle East itself have been largely ignored. With ... 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


Introduction: The Boundless Sea

Jason W. Smith

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

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640440
eISBN:
9781469640457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640440.003.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The introduction established the main argument of the book, which is that the U.S. Navy’s charts and its chart-making throughout the nineteenth century were integral to the expansion of American ... More


The Golden Mean

Anya Zilberstein

in A Temperate Empire: Making Climate Change in Early America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190206598
eISBN:
9780190206628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190206598.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter analyzes the region’s historical biogeography, especially the ways in which the region’s unstable colonial boundaries after the fifteenth century complicated attempts to understand ... 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


General Conclusion

Daniel Foliard

in Dislocating the Orient: British Maps and the Making of the Middle East, 1854-1921

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226451336
eISBN:
9780226451473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226451473.003.0010
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

This conclusion emphasizes how the "Middle East" was the result of a constant interplay between extraneous conceptualizations and indigenous convictions. It recapitulates of this history of British ... More


A Single Point Does Not Form a Line

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/9780816698523.003.0007
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

A Single Point Does Not Form a Line provides a kind of culminating manifesto for the slow map--arguing that instead of drawing lines and tracing drawn lines, that we make maps of traces. This short ... More


Quantification: Counting on Location-Aware Futures

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/9780816698523.003.0006
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Quantification re-examines a perennial bogeyman for the critical social sciences, by exploring three underexamined facets of quantification in everyday life: interoperability and propriety, ... 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


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