By John Pickles
Going past the point of interest of conventional cartography, the publication attracts on examples of using maps from the 16th century to the current, together with their position in tasks of the nationwide and colonial nation, emergent capitalism and the planetary cognizance of the traditional sciences. It additionally considers using maps for army reasons, maps that experience coded smooth conceptions of healthiness, ailment and social personality, and maps of the obvious human physique and the obvious earth.
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A History of Spaces: Cartographic Reason, Mapping and the Geo-Coded World (Frontiers of Human Geography) by John Pickles