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Aesthetics: a lost cause in cartographic theory?

Kent, Alexander J. (2005) Aesthetics: a lost cause in cartographic theory? The Cartographic Journal, 42, (2), pp. 182-188. (doi:10.1179/000870405X61487).

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Although studies concerned with the communication of information and of power-relations have been central to the development of cartographic theory, as hermeneutics they do not seem to have fully explored the relationship between maps and aesthetics. In this short paper, I will briefly discuss the reasons why aesthetics belongs in the development of cartographic theory and suggest possible avenues for further research.

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Published date: September 2005


Local EPrints ID: 66299
ISSN: 0008-7041
PURE UUID: 81adfa76-47d4-4b62-b879-26e6db933914

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Date deposited: 04 Dec 2009
Last modified: 19 Jul 2017 00:26

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Author: Alexander J. Kent

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