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Special issue of Cartographica - “Deconstructing the Map”: 25 Years On

Cartographica Volume 50, Number 1, Spring 2015
Special issue - “Deconstructing the Map”: 25 Years On

Now available on Project MUSE …

http://bit.ly/cart501pm

Introduction: The Limits to Deconstructing the Map
Reuben Rose-Redwood

Renaissance Ethnography and the Invention of the Human: New Worlds, Maps and Monsters

Renaissance Ethnography and the Invention of the Human: New Wolds, Maps and Monsters has been published in June 2016 by Surekha Davies who is a cultural historian and historian of science at Western Connecticut State University. 

Details, a book abstract and advance reviews may be consulted on the CUP website: http://www.cambridge.org/us/academic/subjects/history/european-history-a...

 

J B Harley Trust 23rd Annual report published

The latest Annual Report of the Harley Trustees is published. For those of you who have benefited or know of the Trust's work in helping researchers in the history of cartography, you will be pleased to see our progress.
  The Trust is  still going strong after over 20 years. It is supported by individuals who contribute either small amounts monthly or by individual larger donations from time to time. 

The proceedings of the Ghent symposium Dec 2-5 2014 is now out

The Proceedings of the Ghent symposium entitled the History of Military Cartography is now out. It is edited by Elri Liebenberg, Imre Demhardt and Soetkin Vervust. This volume gathers 19 papers first presented at the 5th International Symposium of the ICA Commission on the History of Cartography, which took place at the University of Ghent, Belgium on 2-5 December 2014.  The overall conference theme was 'Cartography in Times of War and Peace', but preference was given to papers dealing with the military cartography of the First World War (1914-1918). 

Exploring and mapping Alaska 1741-1867

Sarah Tyacke writes: ISHMap members Marvin Falk and Alexey Postnikov have just  published  the above book on the Russian America era 1741-1867. From 1741 onwards cartographers and explorers struggled to define and develop the enormous region encompassing northeastern Asia, the north Pacific and Alaska. For more information and an online editon see www.uapress.alaska.edu

 

Fastest growing resource for map historians

Tony Campbell writes: www.academia.edu is the researchers' equivalent of LinkedIn. Almost 22 million people have signed up covering many disciplines. There are over 3000 people for  the history of cartography and its well worth a visit or even to join -  to upload papers, talks etc. and of course to download them. If you join a research interest group you are automatically in contact, if you wish, with others in the same field and can receive alerts as to new publications etc.come out. There are many more uses.

The Harley Trustees' Annual Report 2013-4

Sarah Tyacke Chair of the Harley Trustees writes: The latest Annual Report of the J B Harley Fellowship Trust is now available to down-load. For those of you who have benefited or know of the Trust's work in helping researchers in the history of cartography, you will be pleased to see our progress. https://www.dropbox.com/s/lyg9qxw0fzpbq47/Harley%20A5%202013-2014_Layout.... Please apply if you think you qualify.

new book: Adventures in Academic Cartography: A Memoir

Mark Monmonier recently published Adventures in Academic Cartography: A Memoir, available as a paperback or eBook through Amazon.com. Adventures is a personal history offering insight to the diverse impacts of computer technology on the world of cartography and mapping. It surveys the author’s half century of work as a scholar, educator, and editor as well as his commitment to demystifying for general readers the power of maps as a tool for understanding and persuasion.

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