The Routledge handbook of mapping and cartography / edited by Alexander Kent and Peter Vujakovic.

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  • Routledge handbook of mapping & cartography
  • Handbook of mapping and cartography
  • Handbook of mapping & cartography
  • Mapping and cartography
  • Mapping & cartography
  • 1st
  • Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge [2017]
Physical description
xxiii, 593 pages : illustrations (colour and black and white), maps (colour and black and white) ; 26 cm.
  • 9781138831025
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. London Available via World Wide Web.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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  • part, I Situating cartography -- From craft to performance -- chapter Introduction / Alexander J. Kent Peter Vujakovic -- chapter 1 Max Eckert and the foundations of modern cartographic praxis / Gyula Pápay -- chapter 2 The communication models in cartography / Christopher Board -- chapter 3 Cartography, visual perception and cognitive psychology / Amy L. Griffin -- chapter 4 Understanding map uses and users / Corné P.J.M. van Elzakker Kristien Ooms -- chapter 5 Map history -- Discourse and process / Matthew H. Edney -- chapter 6 Critical cartography / Chris Perkins -- chapter 7 Mapping as performance / Joe Gerlach -- chapter 8 The map as spectacle / Peter Vujakovic -- part, II Exploring the origins of modern cartography -- chapter 9 Image and imagination -- Maps in Medieval Europe / Peter Barber Catherine Delano-Smith -- chapter 10 Cartography and the ‘Age of Discovery’ / Radu Leca -- chapter 11 Mapping, survey, and science / Matthew H. Edney -- chapter 12 The rise of systematic, territorial surveys / Matthew H. Edney -- chapter 13 Cartographies of war and peace / Timothy Barney -- part, III Measuring the Earth -- From geodesy to GPS -- chapter 14 Modelling the world / Miljenko Lapaine -- chapter 15 Understanding map projections / E. Lynn Usery -- chapter 16 Photogrammetry and remote sensing / Stuart Granshaw -- chapter 17 Geographical information systems / Paul A. Longley James A. Cheshire -- chapter 18 Global positioning systems / Martin Davis -- chapter 19 Mobile mapping / Martin Davis -- chapter 20 Neocartography and OpenStreetMap / Steve Chilton -- part, IV Understanding cartographic design -- Principles in practice -- chapter 21 An introduction to map design / Giles Darkes -- chapter 22 Cartographic aesthetics / Alexander J. Kent -- chapter 23 Layout, balance, and visual hierarchy in map design / Christopher Wesson -- chapter 24 Colour in cartography / Mary Spence -- chapter 25 Lettering and labelling on maps / Christopher Wesson -- chapter 26 Designing maps for print / Judith Tyner -- chapter 27 Internet mapping / Ian Muehlenhaus -- chapter 28 Maps and atlases for schools / Stephen Scoffham -- part, V Maps and society -- Use, uses, and users -- chapter 29 Mapping place / Denis Wood -- chapter 30 Maps and identity / Alexander J. Kent Peter Vujakovic -- chapter 31 Maps, power, and politics / Guntram H. Herb -- chapter 32 Persuasive map design / Judith Tyner -- chapter 33 Schematic maps and the practice of regional geography / Peter Thomas -- chapter 34 Cartography and the news / Peter Vujakovic -- chapter 35 VGI and beyond -- From data to mapping / Vyron Antoniou Cristina Capineri Muki (Mordechai) Haklay -- chapter 36 Maps and imagination / Peter Vujakovic -- chapter 37 Mapping the invisible andthe ephemeral / Kate McLean -- chapter 38 Mapping in art / Inge Panneels -- chapter 39 Gaming maps and virtual worlds / Alison Gazzard -- part, VI Reflections on the future of mapping and cartography -- Use, uses, and users -- chapter 40 Hunches and hopes / Mark Monmonier -- chapter 41 Can a map change the world? / Danny Dorling -- chapter 42 Educating tomorrow’s cartographers / Beata Medynska-Gulij -- chapter 43 Drawing maps -- Human vs. machine / William Cartwright.
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  • This handbook provides a ground-breaking and comprehensive reference point for research and practice situated within an international and multi-disciplinary context. It offers critical reviews and appraisals of the current state of the art, science and technology of map-making and examine the development of conceptual, theoretical and practical approaches.

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