Sökning: "history of cartography"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 11 avhandlingar innehållade orden history of cartography.

  1. 1. The Old, the New and the Unknown : The continents and the making of geographical knowledge in seventeenth-century Sweden

    Författare :Charlotta Forss; Mats Hallenberg; Henrik Ågren; Kristiina Savin; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; historical geography; Ottoman Empire; colonial America; conceptual history; history of knowledge; history of cartography; history of science; religious geography; early modern history; historisk geografi; kartografi; begreppshistoria; kunskapshistoria; Osmanska riket; vetenskapshistoria; religiös geografi; tidigmodern historia; det koloniala Amerika; History; historia;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis investigates early modern ways of looking at the world through an analysis of what the continents meant in three settings of knowledge making in seventeenth-century Sweden. Combining text, maps and images, the thesis analyses the meaning of the continents in, first, early modern scholarly ‘geography’, second, accounts of journeys to the Ottoman Empire and, third, accounts of journeys to the colony New Sweden. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Kretslopp av data : Miljö, befolkning, förvaltning och den tidiga digitaliseringens kulturtekniker

    Författare :Johan Fredrikzon; Staffan Bergwik; Thomas Götselius; Anders Ekström; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; archive; digital; data; cartography; census; cultural technique; cybernetics; delete; ecology; environment; erase; infrastructure; linking; magnetic; modelling; monitoring; office; paper; recycling; reuse; surveillance; system; tape; UNEP; waste; arkiv; databas; datahantering; datalag; datasäkerhet; Earthwatch; ekologi; Forrester; Foucault; integritet; kontor; länkning; materialitet; modellering; Odum; ordbehandling; radera; SCB; skräp; statskontoret; tidsgeografi; återanvändning; övervakning; idéhistoria; History of Ideas;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation explores the early digitalization in Sweden. As host to the first summit on the environment in Stockholm 1972 (UNCHE), as leading procurer of computer equipment as well as initiator to the world's first national Data Act of 1973, Sweden pioneered domains that have since emerged as critical to our age: environmental challenges and digital technology. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Constructing Lithuania : Ethnic Mapping in Tsarist Russia, ca. 1800-1914

    Författare :Vytautas Petronis; Per Bolin Hort; David Gaunt; Theodore R. Weeks; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; The Russian Empire; Lithuania; Western provinces; Ethnography; Ethnic Mapping; Cartography; Nationalism; 19th century; History; Historia; historia; History;

    Sammanfattning : Up until now the discipline of history has most often used maps as a convenient tool for illustration. Scholars have thus touched only briefly upon the development of maps and their role in the processes underlying the formation of national territories and the establishment of ethnic boundaries. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Konst och kartläggning kring 1970 : Modell, diagram och karta i konstens landskap

    Författare :Karolina Uggla; Jeff Werner; Margaretha Rossholm Lagerlöf; Annika Öhrner; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Conceptual art; maps; mapping; art and cartography; art and mapping; visual culture; art and science; scientific images; art and cybernetics; alienation; the linguistic turn; Agnes Denes; Sten Eklund; Hans Haacke; Öyvind Fahlström; Richard Long; Yoko Ono; Robert Smithson; konstvetenskap; Art History;

    Sammanfattning : The years around 1970 saw the emergence of an artistic fascination with maps and mapping. In the present thesis this fascination is conceptualised as a mapping impulse, acknowledging how the discourses of art and mapping, respectively, intertwine and merge. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Meeting-places of Transformation : Urban Identity, Spatial Representations and Local Politics in St Petersburg, Russia

    Författare :Thomas Borén; Bo Lenntorp; Thomas Lundén; Jussi Jauhiainen; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Time-space; lifeworld; Hägerstrand; Habermas; Lotman; participant observation; post-Soviet transformation; time-geography; cultural geography; cultural semiotics; urban studies; everyday life; Soviet cartography; local self-government; Ligovo; Uritsk; Krasnosel skii raion.; Other earth sciences; Övrig geovetenskap;

    Sammanfattning : This study develops a model for understanding spatial change and the construction of space as a meeting-place, and then employs it in order to show an otherwise little-known picture of (sub-)urban Russia and its transformation from Soviet times to today. The model is based on time-geographic ideas of time-space as a limited resource in which forces of various kinds struggle for access and form space in interaction with each other. LÄS MER