The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation

The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation

Editor(s): Martin Dodge, Rob Kitchin, Chris Perkins

Print ISBN: 9780470742839

Online ISBN: 9780470979587

DOI: 10.1002/9780470979587

Reviews


"The Map Reader feels like a rich investigation and compilation, adding to the literature of this relatively overlooked visual culture and bringing together in one place a valuable scholarly documentation and discussion of this important visual medium, along with some suggestion of the enormous potential for where it's going."  (Landscape Ecology, 1 March 2013)

"It is compulsory reading for 'students, academics and lay readers interested in understanding the appeal and power of maps'. It deserves a wide reading audience."  (Int. J. Environment and Pollution, 1 October 2013)

"But for anyone who wants to get the most out of a map, whatever medium it is in, it is fascinating. It is a text-book for map readers, written by map-makers". (Law Society Journal, 1 October 2011)

"I highly recommend the landmark anthology The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation edited by Martin Dodge, Rob Kitchin, and Chris Perkins, to any students, researchers, and interested non-professionals in the areas of cartography, mapping technology, GIScience, social sciences, the media, the visual arts, and industry who are seeking a complete resource on the topic of map making. The articles cover every aspect of this rapidly changing field, written by leading scholars in many very diverse disciplines." (Blog Business World, 2 October 2011)

"Written as a comprehensive guide to cover all of these disciplines The Map Reader ensures that the most important cartographic ideas are made available to researchers, students and cartography enthusiast alike." (PhysOrg.com, 25 May 2011)

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