1.1. Introductory Essay: Conceptualising Mapping

  1. Martin Dodge1,
  2. Rob Kitchin2 and
  3. Chris Perkins1
  1. Rob Kitchin2,
  2. Martin Dodge1 and
  3. Chris Perkins1

Published Online: 20 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470979587.ch1

The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation

The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation

How to Cite

Kitchin, R., Dodge, M. and Perkins, C. (2011) Introductory Essay: Conceptualising Mapping, in The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation (eds M. Dodge, R. Kitchin and C. Perkins), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470979587.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geography, School of Environment and Development, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK

  2. 2

    National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis and Department of Geography, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Geography, School of Environment and Development, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK

  2. 2

    National Institute for Regional and Spatial Analysis and Department of Geography, National University of Ireland, Maynooth, Co. Kildare, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470742839

Online ISBN: 9780470979587

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Keywords:

  • conceptualising mapping;
  • common pursuit of rethinking;
  • conceptual plurality;
  • maps, as reminders - and as spatial stories;
  • apparent ‘naturalness’;
  • goal of cartographic history construction;
  • aims of cartographer;
  • Brian Harley's landmark paper (1989);
  • Harley's ideas, opening the floodgates - re-imagining of cartography and maps

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