History of Spaces Cartographic Reason, Mapping and the Geo-Coded World
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Binding: Trade Paper
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
This book provides an essential reading of the practices and ideas of mapping and mapmaking. It draws on a wide range of social theorists, and theorists of maps and cartography, to explore the many ways in which cartographic reason has coded our world.
John Pickles, an Associate Professor in the Department of Geography, is also member of the Committee on Social Theory at the University of Kentucky. His teaching and writing focus on such topics as social theory, disciplinary history, regional political economy, and the geography of transition and restructuring in South Africa and Eastern Europe.
|Maps and Worlds|
|Deconstructing the Map|
|What Do Maps Represent? The Crisis of Representation and the Critique of Cartographic Reason|
|Situated pragmatics: Maps and Mapping as Social Practice|
|The Over-Coded World: A Genealogy of Modern Mapping|
|The Cartographic Gaze, Global Visions, and Modalities of Visual Culture|
|Cadasters and Capitalism: The Emergence of a New Map Consciousness|
|Mapping the Geo-Body: State, Territory, and Nation|
|Commodity and Control: Technologies of the Social Body|
|Investing Bodies in Depth|
|Cyber-Empires: Cartographic Reason and the Technological Sublime in a Digital Age|
|Counter-Mappings: Cartographic Reason in the Age of Intelligent Machines and Smart Bombs|
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