The New Nature of Maps

The New Nature of Maps
Author : J. B. Harley
Publisher : JHU Press
Total Pages : 356
Release : 2002-10-03
ISBN 10 : 0801870909
ISBN 13 : 9780801870903
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

In these essays the author draws on ideas in art history, literature, philosophy and the study of visual culture to subvert the traditional 'positivist' model of cartography and replace it with one grounded in an iconological and semiotic theory of the nature of maps.