How Maps Work

Author: Alan M. MacEachren
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9781572300408
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Now available in paperback for the first time, this classic work presents a cognitive-semiotic framework for understanding how maps work as powerful, abstract, and synthetic spatial representations.

The Power Of Maps

Author: Denis Wood
Publisher: Guilford Press
ISBN: 9780898624939
Size: 58.60 MB
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OWI .ower is the ability to do work. Which is what maps do: they work. They work
in at least two ways. In the first, they operate effectively. They work, that is ... they
don't fail. On the contrary, they succeed, they achieve effects, they get things
done. Hey! It works! But of course to do this maps must work in the other way as
well, that is, toil, that is, labor. Maps sweat, they strain, they apply themselves.
The ends achieved with so much effort? The ceaseless reproduction of the
culture that ...

How Maps Change Things

Author: Ward L. Kaiser
Publisher: New Internationalist Public
ISBN: 1876998083
Size: 67.58 MB
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among the sticky issues still to work on is how to do the caring. In Chapter 8 we
explored major outlines for the kind of world we want. Here we need to look,
though briefly, at how we map the route. Two major approaches stand out: push
ahead through exercising power (dominance and control) or seek to go forward
by way of justice (fairness or equality). The tension between these two is evident
all through Western culture: in the political arena, in faith/value systems, in
funding for ...

The Map Reader

Author: Martin Dodge
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470980079
Size: 16.31 MB
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Mapping is a lot more complex than it at first seems; the theory, history and
principles of map creation and use are contested. And so it should be. The
engagement between cartography and philosophy is enormously important
because it sets the parameters through which maps are thought about, produced
and used; it shapes our assumptions about how we can know and measure the
world, how maps work, their techniques, technologies, aesthetics, ethics,
ideology, what they tell us ...

The Journey Of Maps And Images On The Silk Road

Author: Philippe ForĂȘt
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004171657
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MOUNT WUTAI ON THE SILK ROAD Natasha Heller Maps are multivalent,
layering different kinds of information and different registers of meaning within
their frames.1 For instance, in the common type of topographical map found in
encyclopedias, atlases, and other reference works, physical features are
depicted alongside administrative boundaries. The decision of how to show
physical elements and ...

Learning And Teaching With Maps

Author: Patrick Wiegand
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415312097
Size: 71.15 MB
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Examines how children read, comprehend, and interpret maps, and explores ways that teaching with maps can be more effective.

Maps And Mapping For Canadian Kids

Author: Laura Peetoom
Publisher: Scholastic Canada
ISBN: 1443104930
Size: 48.59 MB
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A map can even tell you new things about a place you know. What is a map, anyway? How do they work? Maps and Mapping for Canadian Kids will walk kids through elements of a map.

Rethinking Maps

Author: Martin Dodge
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134043856
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This book presents a diverse set of approaches to a wide range of map forms and activities in what is presently a rapidly changing field.

Key Methods In Geography

Author: Nicholas Clifford
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781446243633
Size: 31.13 MB
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Cartography deals with the development, production, dissemination and study of
maps in a wide variety of forms, whereas graphicacy is the skills of reading and
constructing graphic modes of communication, such as maps, diagrams and
pictures. This chapter introduces the differing roles played by mapping and the
changing social significance of the map, discusses the availability of mapped
information, explains how maps work and offers advice about how to design