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Main Title Mapping it out : expository cartography for the humanities and social sciences /
Author Monmonier, Mark S.,
Publisher The University of Chicago Press,
Year Published 1993
OCLC Number 27010830
ISBN 0226534162; 9780226534169; 0226534170; 9780226534176
Subjects Cartography. ; Humanities--Graphic methods. ; Social sciences--Graphic methods. ; Cartografie. ; Humaniora. ; Sociale wetenschappen. ; Kaarten (geografie) ; Geisteswissenschaften ; Kartografie ; Sozialwissenschaften ; Sciences sociales--Cartes. ; Sciences humaines--Cartes. ; Cartographie. ; Sciences sociales--Méthodologie. ; Sciences humaines--Méthodologie. ; Aufsatzsammlung ; Humanidades--M etodos gr aficos ; Ciencias sociales--M etodos gr aficos
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EJAM  GA108.7.M66 1993 Region 3 Library/Philadelphia, PA 08/09/2002
Collation xiii, 301 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-291) and index.
Contents Notes
1. Maps in the Humanities and Social Sciences. Words and Maps. Maps, Location, and Spatial Pattern -- 2. Scale, Perspective, and Generalization. Scale Models and the Representation of Scale. Global Perspective and the Distortion of Size and Shape. Regional Perspectives and the Conservation of Distance. Some General Rules -- 3. Visual Variables and Cartographic Symbols. The Visual Variables of Jacques Bertin. Form and Function in Cartographic Representation. Accessible Coding and Cartographic Goals -- 4. Map Goals, Map Titles, and Creative Labeling. Communication Goals, Map Content, and Graphic Hierarchies. Typography as Cartographic Symbol. Language and Cartographic Communication -- 5. Cartographic Sources and Map Compilation. Searching for Cartographic Information. Copyright and Permissions. The Mechanics of Compilation. In Summary: Seek and Collect -- 6. Statistical Maps, Data Scaling, and Data Classification. Mapping Count Data. Mapping Intensity Data. Modifications for Greater Effectiveness. The Ethics of One-Map Solutions -- 7. Mapping Movement, Change, and Process. Mapping Flows. Spatial-Temporal Series and Maps of Change. Distance Cartograms and Relative Space. Fronts and Frontiers: Mapping War and Settlement. The Map as a Narrative -- 8. Relational Maps and Integrative Cartography. Patterns, Trends, and Spatial Models. Superposition and Additive Overlays. Representing Geographic Correlation. Integrating Maps, Graphs, Words, and Pictures -- App. A Drawing Media: Electronic Graphics or Pen-and-Ink Drafting. Tools for Compilation. Tools for Symbolization. Tools for Labeling. Software Compatibility and Planning -- App. B Working with a Cartographic Illustrator. Working Relationships. What the Illustrator Will Need to Know.