The New Nature of Maps

The New Nature of Maps
Author : J. B. Harley
Publisher : JHU Press
Total Pages : 331
Release : 2002-10-03
ISBN 10 : 9780801870903
ISBN 13 : 0801870909
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The New Nature of Maps Book Description:

In these essays the author draws on ideas in art history, literature, philosophy and the study of visual culture to subvert the traditional 'positivist' model of cartography and replace it with one grounded in an iconological and semiotic theory of the nature of maps.


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