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 ...

X Urbanism

Author: Mario Gandelsonas
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Pr
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... Monadnock Building, Chicago FAR RIGHT: The skyscraper: a diagram
showing formal transformation and circulation of ... The urban implications of the
gridding of America do not develop until the mid-nineteenth century because the
focus in ... internal navigation lines.40 In the nineteenth century, the colossal grid
— extended as a cartographic and economic ... to map the territory of the Union
and to stimulate land speculation — becomes the formal ground for the
displacement of ...

Acta Orientalia Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae

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From the same century we are presented «An Unknown Map of the Caspian Sea
* by X. G. Komarova (pp. 32 — 35 ... Finally V. A. Velgus deals with «Some
Problems of the History of Navigation in the Indian and Pacific Oceans*, mainly in
the first ... Asia: The Basic Features and Ways of Transformation of the Structure
of the Economic Regions Formed in the Colonial Period* (pp. ... Division of Africa
* ( «On the basis of major geographical works of the 19th and early 20th
centuries*, pp.