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New LinesCritical GIS and the Trouble of the Map$
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Matthew W. Wilson

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780816698523

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: September 2018

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816698523.001.0001

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But Do You Actually Do GIS?

But Do You Actually Do GIS?

(p.1) Introduction But Do You Actually Do GIS?
New Lines

Matthew W. Wilson

University of Minnesota Press

But Do You Actually Do GIS? is the introductory chapter, which sets the stage for the interventions--the five factures--of chapters 2 through 6. Importantly, this chapter suggests that the relatively increasing interests in the mapping sciences in a variety of disciplines is related to the crisis of public confidence in higher education around questions of utility and relevance.

Keywords:   Cartography GIS spatial media mapping big data visualization history of geography design drawing attention

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