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The Natures of Maps

Author: Denis Wood

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ISBN: UOM:39015049961264

Category: Science

Page: 230

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A compelling exploration of a wide range of maps answers the question of why maps have gotten away with reflecting the agendas and intentions of their creators by analyzing maps of nature, including species habitats, bird migration routes, and the stars of the Milky Way.
The Natures of Maps
Language: en
Pages: 230
Authors: Denis Wood, John Fels
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher:

A compelling exploration of a wide range of maps answers the question of why maps have gotten away with reflecting the agendas and intentions of their creators by analyzing maps of nature, including species habitats, bird migration routes, and the stars of the Milky Way.
The Nature of the State
Language: en
Pages: 234
Authors: Mark Whitehead, Rhys Jones, Martin Jones
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-01-11 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

The complex relationships between the state and nature remain under-theorized and relatively unexplored. Combining original research and theoretical insights The Nature of the State challenges the ways in which social scientists approach questions of socio-environmental power and offers new insights into the history of state-nature relations.
Rethinking the Power of Maps
Language: en
Pages: 335
Authors: Denis Wood
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-04-16 - Publisher: Guilford Press

A contemporary follow-up to the groundbreaking Power of Maps, this book takes a fresh look at what maps do, whose interests they serve, and how they can be used in surprising, creative, and radical ways. Denis Wood describes how cartography facilitated the rise of the modern state and how maps
The Natures of John and William Bartram
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Thomas P. Slaughter
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Vintage

Explores the lives of the early American naturalists John Bartram and his son William
Cartographies of Exile
Language: en
Pages: 302
Authors: Karen Elizabeth Bishop
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-20 - Publisher: Routledge

This book proposes a fundamental relationship between exile and mapping. It seeks to understand the cartographic imperative inherent in the exilic condition, the exilic impulses fundamental to mapping, and the varied forms of description proper to both. The vital intimacy of the relationship between exile and mapping compels a new