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The Geographic Imagination of Modernity: Geography, Literature, and Philosophy in German Romanticism

Chenxi Tang

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758390
eISBN:
9780804787482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758390.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book traces the emergence of the geographic paradigm in modern Western thought in the decades around 1800. This period represents an extraordinary intellectual threshold, a time when European ... 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


The Aesthetic Origin of Modern Geography

in The Geographic Imagination of Modernity: Geography, Literature, and Philosophy in German Romanticism

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758390
eISBN:
9780804787482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758390.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter claims that the Romantic landscape aesthetics configured the basic unit of analysis in geographic science, namely, the landscape. It traces the origin of the notions of landscape and ... More


Geographic Information System Data

Stephanie Foster, Erica Adams, Ian Dunn, and Andrew Dent

in The CDC Field Epidemiology Manual

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190933692
eISBN:
9780190624279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190933692.003.0017
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Place is one of the basic tenets of a field investigation. Both the who and the when of infection are relative to and often dependent on the where. Geographic information science, systems, software ... More


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