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Classics in Cartography: Reflections on influential articles by Martin Dodge

By Martin Dodge

Classics in Cartography presents an intellectually-driven reinterpretation of a variety of ten touchstone articles within the improvement of mapping scholarship over the past 4 many years. The ‘classics’ are drawn completely from the overseas peer-review magazine Cartographica and are reprinted in complete right here. they're observed by means of newly commissioned reflective essays by way of the unique article authors, and different eminent students, to supply clean interpretation of the which means of the tips provided and their wider, lasting impression on cartographic learn.

The ebook presents an equivalent stability of influential articles from the previous and present commentaries which spotlight their effect and present context. learn together the unique ‘classic’ articles and those new reflective essays exhibit how cartography works as a strong representational shape and explores how a variety of assorted features of mapping perform were conceptualized by means of an influential set of educational researchers.

  • Collates ‘classic’ articles from 4 many years of the magazine Cartographica
  • Brings key articles up to date with modern interpretative essays by means of the major students in mapping research
  • Themes coated are the epistemological of mapping perform, the ontological underpinnings of cartographic illustration, and the contested societal implications of maps
  • Evaluates the development of the sector of cartographic learn and demonstrates how new theoretical principles originate, strengthen and circulate
  • Provides a signpost for college students and new researchers at the key articles in cartography to learn and replicate upon

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