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Mapping: A Critical Introduction to Cartography and GIS
     

Mapping: A Critical Introduction to Cartography and GIS

by Jeremy W. Crampton
 

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Mapping: A Critical Introduction to Cartography and GIS is an introduction to the critical issues surrounding mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) across a wide range of disciplines for the non-specialist reader.
  • Examines the key influences Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and cartography have on the study of geography and other related

Overview

Mapping: A Critical Introduction to Cartography and GIS is an introduction to the critical issues surrounding mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) across a wide range of disciplines for the non-specialist reader.

  • Examines the key influences Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and cartography have on the study of geography and other related disciplines
  • Represents the first in-depth summary of the “new cartography” that has appeared since the early 1990s
  • Provides an explanation of what this new critical cartography is, why it is important, and how it is relevant to a broad, interdisciplinary set of readers
  • Presents theoretical discussion supplemented with real-world case studies
  • Brings together both a technical understanding of GIS and mapping as well as sensitivity to the importance of theory

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781444356731
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/09/2011
Series:
Critical Introductions to Geography , #11
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
232
Sales rank:
971,380
File size:
6 MB

Meet the Author

Jeremy W. Crampton is Associate Professor of Geography at Georgia State University, where he teaches cartography and political geography. He is the author of The Political Mapping of Cyberspace (2003) and Space, Knowledge and Power: Foucault and Geography (edited with Stuart Elden, 2007), and is the editor of the journal Cartographica: The International Journal for Geographic Information and Geovisualization.

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