Advertisement

An Approach to Map/Text Interrelationships

  • Dalia Varanka
Chapter
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (ASID, volume 63)

Abstract

After a short theoretical review, placing map/text interrelationships into contemporary cartographic theory, a quantitative approach is outlined to organize and structure information at five stages of analysis: the publication as a whole, the maps, the texts, and observed interrelationships between maps and texts. A discussion of meaning to be derived from related materials is included in the method. The data are to be interpreted in contexts of theory, content, and social practice.

Keywords

Mental Imagery Textual Unit Figurative Language NATO Advance Study Institute Linguistic Aspect 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

Preview

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

References

  1. Bann, Steven, and Hunt, John Dixon (eds.) (1988) ’Maps and mapping’, Word and Image 4.Google Scholar
  2. Davis, O. L., and Hunkins, F. P. (1968) The usefulness of a map with geographic text’, Journal of Geography 67,362–366.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Eastman, J. (1985) ’Cognitive models and cartographic design research’, Cartographic Journal 22, 95–101.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Eckert, M. (1908) ’On the nature of maps and map logic’, Bulletin, American Geographical Society 40, 344–351.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Gilmartin, Patricia P. (1982) The instructional efficacy of maps in geographic text’ Journal of Geography 81, 145–150.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. Gilmartin, Patricia P. (1986) ’Maps, mental imagery and gender in the recall of geographical information’, American Cartographer 13,335–344.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. Guelke, Leonard (1976) ’Cartographic communication and geographic understanding’, The Canadian Cartographer 13,107–122.Google Scholar
  8. Hariey, J. B. (1989) ’Deconstructing the map’, Cartographica 26,1–20.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. Haiiey, J. B. (1983) ’Meaning and Ambiguity in Tudor Cartography’, in Sarah Tyacke (ed.), English Map-making 1500–1650, Historical Essays, The British Library Board, London.Google Scholar
  10. Hariey, J. B. (forthcoming) The Myth of the Great Divide: Art, Science, and Text in the History of Cartography’, Imago Mundi.Google Scholar
  11. Head, C. Grant (1984) ’The map as natural language: A paradigm for understanding’, Cartographica 21,1–32.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. Herskovits, Annette (1986) Language and Spatial Cognition: an interdisciplinary study of the prepositions in English, Studies in Natural Language Processing, University Press, Cambridge.Google Scholar
  13. Kearney, Michael (1984) World View, Chandler and Sharp Publishers, Inc., Novato, California.Google Scholar
  14. Keates, John (1982) Understanding Maps, John Wiley and Sons, New York.Google Scholar
  15. Kolacny, A. (1969) ’Cartographic information-a fundamental concept and term in modern cartography’, The Cartographic Journal 6,47–49.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. Kulhavy, R. W., Lee, J. B., and Caterino, L. C. (1985) ’Conjoint retention of maps and related discourse’, Contemporary Educational Psychology 10,28–37.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  17. Lucarelli, Helena (1987) ’Eurocentricism in Brazilian Geography Textbooks’, Unpublished M.A. thesis. University of Illinois at Chicago.Google Scholar
  18. Meine, K-H. (1974) ’Cartographic communication links and a cartographic alphabet’, Cartographica, monograph 19, 92–110.Google Scholar
  19. Mitchell, W. J. T. (1986) Iconology; Image, Text, Ideology, The University of Chicago Press, Chicago.Google Scholar
  20. Morrison, Joel L. (1976) The science of cartography and its essential processes’, International Yearbook for Cartography 16, 84–97.Google Scholar
  21. Panofsky, E. (1939) Studies in Iconology, Humanistic Themes in the Art of the Renaissance, Oxford University Press.Google Scholar
  22. Petchenik, Barbara B. (1975) ’Cognition in Cartography’, Proceedings, International Symposium on Computer-Assisted Cartography, 183–193.Google Scholar
  23. Pickles, John (forthcoming) Text, Hermeneutics and Propaganda Maps’, in Barnes T. and Duncan, J. (eds.), Languages of Landscape: Text, Metaphor and Discourse, Routledge and Kegan Paul.Google Scholar
  24. Pylyshyn, Zenon (1981) The imagery debate: analogue media versus tacit knowledge’, Psychological Review 87,16–45.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  25. Ratajski, Lech. (1973) The research structure of theoretical cartography’, International Yearbook for Cartography 13,217–227.Google Scholar
  26. Robinson, A. H. and Petchenik, B. B. (1976) The Nature of Maps, The University of Chicago Press, Chicago.Google Scholar
  27. Schlichtmann, H. (1984) ’Discussion of C. Grant Head, The map as natural language: a paradigm for understanding’, Cartographica 21, 33–36.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  28. Talmy, Leonard (1990) ’How Language Structures Space’, Paper presented at Cognitive and Linguistic Aspects of Geographical Space: NATO Advanced Study Institute, Las Navas del Marqués, Spain.Google Scholar
  29. Wood, D., and Fels, J. (1986) ’Designs on signs: myth and meaning in maps’, Cartographica 23, 54–103.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  30. Wood, Denis (1987) Pleasure in the Idea: The Atlas as Narrative Form’, in Carswell, R.J.B., de Leeuw, G.J.A., and Waters, N. M. (eds.), Atlases for Schools: Design Principles and Curriculum Perspectives, Cartographica 24.Google Scholar
  31. Wright, J. K. (1944) ’Map makers are human’, Geographical Review 32,527–544.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Dalia Varanka
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of GeographyUniversity of WisconsinMilwaukeeUSA

Personalised recommendations