After The Map

Author: William Rankin
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022633953X
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In After the Map, William Rankin argues that although this shift did not render traditional maps obsolete, it did radically change our experience of geographic knowledge, from the God’s-eye view of the map to the embedded subjectivity of ...

After The Map

Author: William Rankin
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022633936X
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"After the Map "reveals the major conceptual ramifications of these and other changes and in doing so offers a new way of understanding the central political-geographic shift of the twentieth century.

Decolonizing The Map

Author: James R. Akerman
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022642281X
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These essays, originally delivered as the 2010 Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr., Lectures in the History of Cartography at the Newberry Library, encompass more than two centuries and three continents—Latin America, Africa, and Asia.

Cartographies Of Travel And Navigation

Author: James R. Akerman
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226010783
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Highlighting the ways in which the travelers, operators, and planners of modern transportation systems value maps as both navigation tools and as representatives of a radical new mobility, this collection brings the cartography of ...

Capitalism And Cartography In The Dutch Golden Age

Author: Elizabeth A. Sutton
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022625478X
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Elizabeth A. Sutton explores the fascinating but previously neglected history of corporate cartography during the Dutch Golden Age, from circa 1600 to 1650.

The Sovereign Map

Author: Christian Jacob
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226389537
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A novel work in the history of cartography, The Sovereign Map argues that maps are as much about thinking as seeing, as much about the art of persuasion as the science of geography.

Mapping The Four Corners

Author: Robert S. McPherson
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 0806156791
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As this book shows, these pragmatic scientists were on the lookout for gold beneath every rock, grazing lands in every valley, and economic opportunity around each bend in the trail.

Mapping Medieval Geographies

Author: Keith Lilley
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107036917
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This book explores how geographical ideas, traditions and knowledge were shaped, circulated and received in Europe during the Middle Ages.