4.7. Mapping Reeds and Reading Maps: The Politics of Representation in Lake Titicaca

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

Published Online: 24 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470979587.ch45

The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation

The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation

How to Cite

Orlove, B. S. (2011) Mapping Reeds and Reading Maps: The Politics of Representation in Lake Titicaca, 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.ch45

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

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470742839

Online ISBN: 9780470979587

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Keywords:

  • mapping reeds and reading maps - politics of representation in lake Titicaca;
  • anthropologists, considering maps in cultural contexts - mapping as a process;
  • correspondence between two types of analysis of maps - and two ways, of examining conflict;
  • people, and how they draw on maps - using maps in social interactions, as conflicts;
  • National Forestry Centre (Centro Nacional Forestal) - CENFOR, three major events dividing conflict;
  • Map S1: Sector Puno of the Titicaca National Reserve;
  • peasant maps, depicting series of communities - focal place defined by a building or set of building;
  • Map S2: zones within - Sector Puno of the Titicaca National Reserve;
  • CENFOR maps, recognising peasants - the state charters them into existence;
  • link between maps and Foucault's work - and his emphasis on vision

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Editors' overview

  • The conflict

  • The maps

  • Comparing the maps

  • Viewing maps

  • References

  • Further reading

  • See also