Chapter 11. The Cartographic Construction of Race and Identity

  1. Jeremy W. Crampton

Published Online: 22 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444317411.ch11

Mapping: A Critical Introduction to Cartography and GIS

Mapping: A Critical Introduction to Cartography and GIS

How to Cite

Crampton, J. W. (2009) The Cartographic Construction of Race and Identity, in Mapping: A Critical Introduction to Cartography and GIS, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444317411.ch11

Author Information

  1. Atlanta, Georgia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 22 JAN 2009

Book Series:

  1. Critical Introductions to Geography

Book Series Editors:

  1. John Paul Jones III

Series Editor Information

  1. Department of Geography and Regional Development, University of Arizona, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405121729

Online ISBN: 9781444317411

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Keywords:

  • cartographic construction of race and identity;
  • storied relationship between mapping and construction of race and racialized territories;
  • medieval Mappae Mundi - dividing the world into three partitions;
  • changing conceptions of race;
  • changing categories of race in American census;
  • race-based mapping;
  • Gustav Kombst racial map of Europe;
  • “A hatching oven for war” - cartographic calculation of race;
  • Dominian's mapping of language distributions, Austro-Hungarian region, World War I;
  • geographers, significant consumers of race-based data

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Changing Conceptions of Race

  • Race-Based Mapping

  • The Reinscription of Race?

  • Some Remaining Questions for Geography and Race