Saturday, September 20, 2008

The edited book, Rethinking Maps, that I have been working on for a good while is nearing completion. Here is the introductory chapter, 'Thinking About Maps', by Rob Kitchin and Chris Perkins.

The book itself will be published by Routledge and will (hopefully) be out next spring. The contents of the book is as follows:



1. Thinking about maps
Rob Kitchin and Chris Perkins

2. Rethinking maps and identity: choropleths, clines and biopolitics
Jeremy Crampton

3. Rethinking maps from a more-than-human perspective: Nature-society, mapping, and conservation territories
Leila Harris and Helen Hazen

4. Web mapping 2.0
Georg Gartner

5. Modelling the earth: A short history
Michael Goodchild

6. theirwork: the development of sustainable mapping
Dominica Williamson & Emmet Connolly

7. Cartographic representation and the construction of lived worlds: understanding cartographic practice as embodied knowledge
Amy Propen

8. The 39 Steps and the mental map of classical cinema
Tom Conley

9. The emotional life of maps and other visual geographies
Jim Craine and Stuart Aitken

10. Playing with maps
Chris Perkins

11. Ce n’est pas le monde (This is not the world)
John Krygier and Denis Wood

2 Comments:

Blogger Vento said...

Hi! my name is Andre, M.SC. student of cartography and GIS in Brazil. I read this first chapter and I must say that made me think a lot. Congratulations for great work. Please post whenever you know more about the book publication.

see y´a!
Andre

8:24 PM  
Blogger martin said...

Hello Andre, thanks for your interest. The Rethinking Maps book is nearly done and should be available by late spring 2009.

cheers
martin

3:03 AM  

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