Mapping: A Critical Introduction to Cartography and GIS

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Mapping: A Critical Introduction to Cartography and GIS
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  • Jeremy W. Crampton
Brand: Brand: Wiley-Blackwell
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ISBN: 1405121726
Item Dimensions: 7.1 x 0.82 x 10.0 inches 1.23 pounds
Label: Wiley-Blackwell
  • English (Published)
  • English (Original Language)
  • English (Unknown)
Manufacturer: Wiley-Blackwell
Number Of Items: 1
Number Of Pages: 232
Package Dimensions: 9.69 x 6.93 x 0.87 inches 1.32 pounds
Publication Date: 2010-02-01
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Studio: Wiley-Blackwell
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Mapping: A Critical Introduction to Cartography and GIS is an introduction to the critical issues surrounding mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) across a wide range of disciplines for the non-specialist reader.
  • Examines the key influences Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and cartography have on the study of geography and other related disciplines
  • Represents the first in-depth summary of the “new cartography” that has appeared since the early 1990s
  • Provides an explanation of what this new critical cartography is, why it is important, and how it is relevant to a broad, interdisciplinary set of readers
  • Presents theoretical discussion supplemented with real-world case studies
  • Brings together both a technical understanding of GIS and mapping as well as sensitivity to the importance of theory