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Geography and vision : seeing, imagining and representing the world
Geography and Vision: Seeing, Imagining and Representing the World by Denis Cosgrove - iganfacpadd.tk
Age of the child I gave this to:. Hours of Play:. This may be the way maps bring history, have rescued this material and carefully tran- to view, and to hand, what cannot simply be seen by the scribed each report and associated correspondence.
The book is, in many ways, a celebration of vision From the perspective of the expansive humanist scholar- and its power to move people to action. It primarily ship that Cosgrove aimed to set out, the unwillingness of works by taking the long and broad view in both much cultural and historical work to engage with pe- historical and geographical terms. As a result, he expresses less concern for duction criticizes in current cultural geography.
This synthetic, discursive and rhetorical and usefully so. Going the other way, what Geogra- approach allowed Cosgrove himself to bring the big pic- phy and Vision teaches us all is that the forms of rep- ture into view. The essays are frequently global in scope resentation particularly visual representation that we and millennial in time scale: tracing representations of use — as evidence and as ways of presenting our the equator from classical medieval cosmography to work — each have a poetics which has a very long twentieth-century travel writing, or charting the idea of history.
Arcadia across two thousand years. No matter how hard nosed it wishes to appear, not be that there is actually a strictly limited stock of geography is always a work of the imagination. That is representational metaphors and images upon which we a good lesson to learn and something to remember De- are ever able to bring the cosmos.
Most of that work, whether or not it con- cerns itself with visual images or other representations, doi Related Papers. Cosgrove Date Publisher I. Library availability. Have you read this?
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