By Martin Dodge,Rob Kitchin,Chris Perkins
Maps are altering. they've got turn into very important and classy once again. Rethinking Maps brings jointly best researchers to discover how maps are being rethought, made and used, and what those adjustments suggest for operating cartographers, utilized mapping examine, and cartographic scholarship. It deals a latest evaluate of the various varieties that mapping now takes and, drawing upon a few theoretic views and disciplines, presents an insightful statement on new ontological and epistemological considering with appreciate to cartography.
This booklet offers a various set of ways to a variety of map types and actions in what's almost immediately a quickly altering box. It employs a multi-disciplinary method of very important modern mapping practices, with chapters written through prime theorists who've a global attractiveness for cutting edge pondering. a lot of the recent learn round mapping is rising as serious discussion among perform and idea and this publication has chapters excited about intersections with play, race and cinema. different chapters speak about cartographic illustration, sustainable mapping and visible geographies. It additionally considers how substitute types of map construction and use akin to open-source mappings and map mash-up are being creatively explored by means of programmers, artists and activists. there's additionally an exam of the paintings of assorted ‘everyday mappers’ in varied social and cultural contexts.
This combination of conceptual chapters and theoretically directed case reviews offers a very good source suited for a wide spectrum of researchers, complicated undergraduate and postgraduate scholars in human geography, GIScience and cartography, visible anthropology, media reviews, photograph layout and special effects. Rethinking Maps is an important and critical textual content for all these learning or having an curiosity in cartography.
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Rethinking Maps: New Frontiers in Cartographic Theory (Routledge Studies in Human Geography) by Martin Dodge,Rob Kitchin,Chris Perkins