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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


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


A Firm Archaeological Base for Urban History? Difficulties of Cross-Disciplinary Research

Dora P. Crouch

in Title Pages

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072808
eISBN:
9780197560266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072808.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

For those who posit that cities began in the nineteenth century, an appropriate methodology for studying them is to run insurance data through computers, ... More


Introduction

Daniel Sperber

in The City in Roman Palestine

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195098822
eISBN:
9780197560914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195098822.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

At the end of the introduction to my book Roman Palestine, 200-400, the Land: Crisis and Change in Agrarian Society as Reflected in Rabbinic Sources (1978), I wrote: ... More


Mashup

Jonathon Keats

in Virtual Words: Language from the Edge of Science and Technology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195398540
eISBN:
9780197562826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195398540.003.0027
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

The origin of the mashup is a matter of debate. According to one theory, the phenomenon began in 2001 with the XFM radio broadcast of the song “Stroke of ... More


Discoveries About Greek Water Management

Dora P. Crouch

in Water Management in Ancient Greek Cities

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072808
eISBN:
9780197560266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072808.003.0037
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

Looking back through twenty years of work on this topic, I can sum up what I have learned under two major categories: general truths and site-specific ... More


Thoughts on the History of Greek Urbanization

Dora P. Crouch

in Water Management in Ancient Greek Cities

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195072808
eISBN:
9780197560266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195072808.003.0038
Subject:
Archaeology, Greek and Roman Archaeology

Today we are facing constraints on the use of water. Some cities have astronomically high densities or unusually low access to fresh water while still ... 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


Teachers’ and School Administrators’ Guide

Jessica J. Otis and Jill Ann Nerby

in Aniridia and WAGR Syndrome: A Guide for Patients and Their Families

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195389302
eISBN:
9780197562727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195389302.003.0015
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Ophthalmology

A child with aniridia is being placed in your classroom, and you may be wondering whether their needs are different from those of your other students. This information ... 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


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


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