1.9. Drawing Things Together

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

Published Online: 20 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470979587.ch9

The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation

The Map Reader: Theories of Mapping Practice and Cartographic Representation

How to Cite

Latour, B. (2011) Drawing Things Together, 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.ch9

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470742839

Online ISBN: 9780470979587

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Keywords:

  • drawing things together - from tradition of science studies;
  • technology, set of practices - social work of mapping;
  • Latour, building on empirical work;
  • Chinese, and their understanding of geography;
  • two lines of argument;
  • optical consistency, rationalisation - ‘scientific revolution’;
  • new way of accumulating time and space;
  • science and technology - explaining economic capitalism;
  • ‘immutable mobiles’ - historical and contextual processes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Editors' overview

  • Thinking with eyes and hands

  • On immutable mobiles

  • On inscriptions

  • Capitalising inscriptions to mobilise allies

  • Paperwork

  • References

  • Further reading

  • See also