Rethinking the Power of Maps

ISBN-10: 1593853661

ISBN-13: 9781593853662

Edition: 2010

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List price: $38.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Guilford Publications
Publication date: 4/16/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 335
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.166
Language: English

Two Simple Examples
Making a Map of Mars
Maps Blossom in the Springtime of the State
Maps Give Us a Reality beyond Our Reach
And a Map Is...?
The Development of the Map Discourse Function
Trying to Write the History of Mapmaking
There Were No Maps before 1500
Calling Older Graphic Notation Systems "Maps" Is Anachronistic
The Rise of Mapmaking in the Early Modern State
Maps Figure the State
As the Map Affirms the State, the State Affirms the Map
Maps Unleashed
Unleashing the Power of the Map
Maps Advance Propositions
Maps Make Arguments
Maps Propose the Existence of Things
The Map's Propositional Logic
The Posting
"This Is...": The Precedent Existential Proposition
"This Is...": The Posting or Fundamental Cartographic Proposition
Adding Postings Up to Make Territories: "This<sub>1</sub> is there<sub>1</sub>" and "this<sub>2</sub> is there<sub>2</sub>" and "this<sub>3</sub> is there<sub>3</sub>" make "this<sub>4</sub> is there<sub>4</sub>"
The Transmission of Authority: "This<sub>1</sub> is there<sub>1</sub>," and "this<sub>2</sub> is there<sub>2</sub>" but "there<sub>1</sub> < there<sub>2</sub>," and therefore "this<sub>1</sub> < this<sub>2</sub>"
Annexation, Division, and Entrained Operations
Signs in the Service of the State
The Legends of the Map
But Then Maps Are Myths
Everything's in Code
At Least 10 Cartographic Codes
Making Signs Talk to Each Other
Varieties of Iconcity
Inviting Words to Realize Their Expressive Potential
Shaping Space
What Time Has This Place?
It's Not a Simple Set of Rules
Maps Are about Relationships
Elemental Signs Are Somewhere
Sign Systems Go Somewhere
Sign Systems in Dialogue
Injecting the Map into Its Culture
Counter-Mapping and the Death of Cartography
Protest Maps
Maps in Protest
Critical Cartography
Cartographers Intentionally Foreclosed This Awareness
Early Critique in the History of Mapmaking
Critique within the Profession of Cartography
The Outside Critique: Indigenous Mapping
The Outside Critique: The Parish Maps Project
Talking Back to the Map
Public? Participation? Geographic? Information? Systems?
Public Participation
The Reframing of Public Discourse
The Detroit Geographical Expedition and Institute
The Situationist International
Jake Barton's City of Memory
Public Participation Geographic Information Systems
Map Art: Stripping the Mask from the Map
Joyce Kozloff
A Little History: Dada and Surrealism
A Little More History: Letterism, Situationism, Pop, and Fluxus
A Little More History Yet: Conceptual Art, Earth Art
Map Art Exhibitions: A Tedious but Necessary Section
What Is All This About?
Lize Mogel
Lauren Rosenthal
elin O'Hara slavick and Susanne Slavick
Lilla LoCurto and Bill Outcault
Simon Elvins
Steven R Holloway
Mapmaking, Counter-Mapping, and Map Art in the Mapping of Palestine
The Early Mapping of Palestine
The Early Modern Mapping of Palestine
Mapping and Counter-Mapping in Mandatory Palestine
British Maps, Israeli Counter-Maps, Now Palestinian Counter-Counter-Maps
Art Mapping the Conflict and the Occupation
There Aren't Two Sides
About the Authors
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