Jeremy W. Crampton, “Mapping: A Critical Introduction to Cartography and GIS” 
English | 2010-02-15 | ISBN: 1405121726 | 232 pages | PDF | 3 MB

 

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

 


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