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Lines, contours and legends: coordinates for vernacular mapping

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Harnessing the cartographic attributes of line, contour and legend, this paper generates a conceptual vocabulary attentive to the proliferation in everyday mapping. By developing theoretical work that questions the representational certitude of cartography, the paper argues that attention needs to be focused on the non-representational vectors of mapping. This is to establish the grounds for future empirical research into quotidian cartographies and their politics. Instead of categorizing the...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1177/0309132513490594

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
SSD
Department:
SOGE
Sub department:
Geography
Oxford college:
Keble College
Role:
Author
Publisher:
SAGE Publications Publisher's website
Journal:
Progress in Human Geography Journal website
Volume:
38
Issue:
1
Pages:
22-39
Publication date:
2014-02-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1477-0288
ISSN:
0309-1325
Language:
English
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Local pid:
ora:11382
Deposit date:
2015-05-07

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