|Deep Maps and Spatial Narratives sets out to describe 'deep mapping,' an enhanced environment of data from widely distributed sources used to create a contextual view of a place, a network of social aspects, and environment, as the next step forward in the use of geo-referenced information. It spells out the state-of-the art in the use of new technology in mapping and geo-registration and its ramifications for history, geography, social sciences, cultural studies, environment research, and the humanities. The articles are filled with suggestions and viewpoints that are stimulating [and] the questions raised numerous and complex.
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Table of Contents
Introduction. Between Matter and Meaning: Deep Maps and the Spatial Humanities
1. Narrating Space and Place / David J. Bodenhamer
2. Deep Geography--Deep Mapping: Spatial Storytelling and a Sense of Place / Trevor M. Harris
3. Genealogies of Emplacement / John Corrigan
4. Inscribing the Past: Depth as Narrative in Historical Spacetime / Philip Ethington and Nobuko Toyosawa
5. Quelling Imperious Urges: Deep Emotional Mappings and the Ethnopoetics of Space / Stuart C. Aitken
6. Deep Mapping and Neogeography / Barney Warf
7. Spatializing and Analysing Digital Texts: Corpora, GIS and Places / Ian Gregory, David Cooper, Andrew Hardie, and Paul Rayson
8. GIS as a Narrative Generation Platform / May Yuan, Grant DeLozier, and John McIntosh
9. Warp and Weft on the Loom of Lat/Long / Worthy Martin
Conclusion: Engaging Deep Maps