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Classics in Cartography: Reflections on influential articles by Martin Dodge

By Martin Dodge

Classics in Cartography offers an intellectually-driven reinterpretation of a variety of ten touchstone articles within the improvement of mapping scholarship over the past 4 many years. The ‘classics’ are drawn solely from the overseas peer-review magazine Cartographica and are reprinted in complete right here. they're followed by way of newly commissioned reflective essays through the unique article authors, and different eminent students, to supply clean interpretation of the that means of the tips awarded and their wider, lasting effect on cartographic examine.

The booklet offers an equivalent stability of influential articles from the previous and present commentaries which spotlight their effect and present context. learn together the unique ‘classic’ articles and those new reflective essays exhibit how cartography works as a robust representational shape and explores how quite a few assorted features of mapping perform were conceptualized by way of an influential set of educational researchers.

  • Collates ‘classic’ articles from 4 many years of the magazine Cartographica
  • Brings key articles updated with modern interpretative essays by means of the major students in mapping research
  • Themes coated are the epistemological of mapping perform, the ontological underpinnings of cartographic illustration, and the contested societal implications of maps
  • Evaluates the development of the sphere of cartographic learn and demonstrates how new theoretical rules originate, enhance and circulate
  • Provides a signpost for college kids and new researchers at the key articles in cartography to learn and mirror upon

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