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Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Alastair Bonnett
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-08-31 - Publisher: Aurum

Geography is getting stranger. Out there, fleets of new islands are under construction and micro-nations are struggling into the light. As new borders and boundaries ebb and flow with increasing speed, it feels as if our old maps are being discarded, redrawn or torn up. Alastair Bonnett uncovers the stories
Writing the Materialities of the Past
Language: en
Pages: 266
Authors: Sam Griffiths
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-15 - Publisher: Routledge

Writing the Materialities of the Past offers a close analysis of how the materiality of the built environment has been repressed in historical thinking since the 1950s. Author Sam Griffiths argues that the social theory of cities in this period was characterised by the dominance of socio-economic and linguistic-cultural models,
A Catalogue of the Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Language: en
Pages: 854
Authors: Colton Storm
Categories: Americana
Type: BOOK - Published: 1968 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

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Maps and Travel in the Middle Ages and the Early Modern Period
Language: en
Pages: 421
Authors: Ingrid Baumgärtner, Nirit Ben-Aryeh Debby, Katrin Kogman-Appel
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-04 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

The volume discusses the world as it was known in the Medieval and Early Modern periods, focusing on projects concerned with mapping as a conceptual and artistic practice, with visual representations of space, and with destinations of real and fictive travel. Maps were often taken as straightforward, objective configurations. However,
Beyond the Cognitive Map
Language: en
Pages: 420
Authors: A. David Redish, Distinguished McKnight University Professor A David Redish
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: MIT Press

There are currently two major theories about the role of the hippocampus, a distinctive structure in the back of the temporal lobe. One says that it stores a cognitive map, the other that it is a key locus for the temporary storage of episodic memories. A. David Redish takes the