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Working with Maps

Kory Olson

in The Cartographic Capital: Mapping Third Republic Paris

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940964
eISBN:
9781789629033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940964.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In order to understand fully the proposed communication circuit between map maker and map reader, one may turn to a variety of tools, such as semiotics, the framework for my map image analysis. The ... More


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

Nancy P. Appelbaum

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469627441
eISBN:
9781469627465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627441.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The nineteenth century was an era of breathtakingly ambitious geographic expeditions across the Americas. The seminal Chorographic Commission of Colombia, which began in 1850 and lasted about a ... More


Colonial Art and Its Afterlife: Visualizing the Nation Then and Now

Alison Fraunhar

in Picturing Cuba: Art, Culture, and Identity on the Island and in the Diaspora

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683400905
eISBN:
9781683401193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400905.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Art historian Alison Fraunhar examines how graphic and fine arts helped trace the contours of national identity in colonial Cuba well before the island’s independence. Fraunhar dwells on maps and ... More


How Margaret Cavendish Mapped a Blazing World

Marion Wynne-Davies

in Reading the Road, from Shakespeare's Crossways to Bunyan's Highways

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474454117
eISBN:
9781474481243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454117.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

Marion Wynne-Davies’s chapter quotes ‘Heaven was too long a reach for man to recover at one step and therefore God first placed him upon the earth’. Maps, and the roads they depicted, were therefore ... More


The Postcolonial Enterprise of Trillium: Maps, Language, Histories, and Multilateral Consciousness

Joan Ormrod (ed.)

in The Canadian Alternative: Cartoonists, Comics, and Graphic Novels

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496815118
eISBN:
9781496815156
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496815118.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter examines Jeff Lemire's Trillium (2014) which, like many time travel narratives, reflects ideas of colonialism in the appropriation of territory and time by future scientist, Nika and ... More


Where Cartographies Collide

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/9780262036153.003.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Chapter 1, “Where Cartographies Collide”, analyzes the unique position of maps in Palestine and Israel. Maps are everywhere in the region, but many of them are not used for getting around. This is ... More


Removing Borders, Erasing Palestinians: Israeli Population Maps after 1967

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/9780262036153.003.0003
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Cartography

Chapter 3, “Removing Borders, Erasing Palestinians”, provides an analysis of the ways that even abstract statistical facts are conditioned by the political landscapes where they are produced. It ... More


The Business of Maps

Rowan Wilken

in Cultural Economies of Locative Media

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190234911
eISBN:
9780190234942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190234911.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Computational Linguistics

This chapter builds on prior work on the political economy of location-based services to examine the business of mobile maps, asking the following questions: Who controls maps data? What are these ... More


Mastering the Niger: James MacQueen's African Geography and the Struggle over Atlantic Slavery

David Lambert

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226078069
eISBN:
9780226078236
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226078236.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The book argues that Atlantic slavery – as a practice of subjugation, a source of wealth and a focus of political struggle – was entangled with the production, circulation and reception of ... More


The Shift to the Social Sciences

Licia do Prado Valladares

in The Invention of the Favela

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469649986
eISBN:
9781469650005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649986.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter displays how different foreigners aimed to help the understanding of the favelas through social sciences. The chapter considers one of the most notable to be Father Louis-Joseph Lebret, ... More


Cortical Memory

Dana H. Ballard

in Brain Computation as Hierarchical Abstraction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028615
eISBN:
9780262323819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028615.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

The primary way the brain responds quickly is to store previous experiences in a vast tabular format that allows responses to be accessed quickly. The exact format of the memory is probably a ... More


Making the Invisible Visible: Designing Technology for Nonliterate Hunter-Gatherers

Jerome Lewis

in Subversion, Conversion, Development: Cross-Cultural Knowledge Exchange and the Politics of Design

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262027168
eISBN:
9780262322492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027168.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Hunter-gatherer land-use in the Congo Basin leaves few traces. One consequence is that their presence is invisible on maps and ignored in land-use planning decisions over the areas they inhabit. ... More


Under the surface of the village: public and private negotiations of urban space in Manchester

Michael Atkins

in Realising the City: Urban Ethnography in Manchester

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100733
eISBN:
9781526132376
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100733.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

Combining narratives of success and community with imagery and maps characterises and regulates Manchester’s Gay Village as a distinct, bordered, hedonistic and particularly tolerant place. This ... More


E-motion: Transpacific \ Virtual / Blur

Christopher B. Patterson

in Open World Empire: Race, Erotics, and the Global Rise of Video Games

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479802043
eISBN:
9781479886029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479802043.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter provides a conclusive stringing together of erotics, empire, and play by focusing on experiences of virtual tourism and conceiving of “the virtual other.” In video games, the virtual ... More


Nuruddin Farah, Maps

Annabel Patterson

in The International Novel

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780300198003
eISBN:
9780300210408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300198003.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter offers a reading of Nuruddin Farah's 1986 novel Maps, which tells the story of an orphan born in the disputed African region of Ogaden. Ogaden is the subject of a territorial conflict ... 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 Social Geography of Prostitution1

Louise Settle

in Sex for Sale in Scotland: Prostitution in Edinburgh and Glasgow, 1900-1939

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474400008
eISBN:
9781474422543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400008.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter uses court and police records alongside other contemporaries’ writings on prostitution to gain a fuller understanding of how prostitution was organised and to explore the wider social ... More


Crime City

Robert Samet

in Deadline: Populism and the Press in Venezuela

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226633565
eISBN:
9780226633879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226633879.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Chapter three looks at the news stories created from the previous chapter. It uses these stories to show the implicit maps or cartographies that are written into crime news.


Creative freedom and community constraint in Nadeem Aslam’s Maps for Lost Lovers

Ahmed Rehana

in Writing British Muslims: Religion, class and multiculturalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719087400
eISBN:
9781781708972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087400.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

While not itself the subject of a controversy, Nadeem Aslam’s 2004 novel Maps for Lost Lovers, the focus of Chapter 5, thematises and explores the politics of minority offence and the binary of ... More


Dance Maps: A Guide for Dance Experiences

Sondra Fraleigh (ed.)

in Moving Consciously: Somatic Transformations through Dance, Yoga, and Touch

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039409
eISBN:
9780252097492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039409.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Dance

This section discusses Dance Maps, user-friendly maps that present simple structures for use as a guide for dance experiences. Designed for those who want to claim the dancer within, from the ... More


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