Cartographic Grounds

Author: Charles Waldheim
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1616895144
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Mohsen Mostafavi, dean of the Harvard Graduate School of Design, introduces the book.


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Transportation maps direct the viewer's participation by charting the route overtly
on the landscape. This 1875 map ... To further encourage travel, the small
amount of geographic detail that does appear behind the route line blends into
scenic engravings below the route, engaging the viewer in an imaginary journey.
'I!!!' IIYIIE "Ill/l" ~"lf . y' ... That this is an air route projected onto the ground
suggests the industry hoped to make air travel more familiar to the wary novice.
Although they ...

Philippine Studies

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By locating the national past in the Ifugao terraces, the cartographic impulse
opens up into what anthropologist Renato Rosaldo (1989) calls imperialist
nostalgia. By glorifying an imaginary past, imperialist nostalgia devalues the
present. Projected onto the terraced landscape, an imperialist nostalgia favors
the desires of metropolitan audiences for a pure landscape of history, rather than
a terrain that reflects the economic interests of the contemporary cultivators.
Ifugao people ...


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Longe really hits his stride with the prehistoric paintings housing vertical
elongated shapes projecting organicity and figuration, because they are well
differentiated from the confetti streamer atmosphere reminiscent of Miro. Lady of
the Mesozoic is ... favourite is Rites of Spring, painted in 1981 and 1982, because
a more diverse palette of pinks, reds, greens, black, blues, and yellows combines
with grids, chevrons, and diamonds to invoke a Cubist-like landscape. Tapered
elongations ...

Masterplots Ii A Ele

Author: Frank Northen Magill
Publisher: Salem Pr Inc
ISBN: 9780893564797
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The author's projected itinerary is circular, beginning and ending on his home
ground in Missouri. ... The "blue highways" are for Heat-Moon a seemingly
inexhaustible source of historical, topographical, and cartographic anecdotes, but
more important, they are places where the author finds that people still have time
to talk, to tell stories, and to share their meals ... In comparison with the westward
sections which follow, these are filled more with people and history than with

Gis World Sourcebook

Publisher: Gis World
ISBN: 9781882610181
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Fractals are used m the description of complex geometric objects in digital
cartography (121. FONT - One of the attributes of a text STRING. ... A DATA
STRUCTURE composed of points located at the nodes of an imaginary grid, with
the spacing between nodes being constant in both the horizontal and vertical
directions. 2. Commonly, RASTER DATA ... REGISTRATION of images or maps.
Ground Control Points are related to a known projection for use in geometric
transformation (9|.