The Origins and Development of J. B. Harley’s Cartographic Theories
Matthew H. Edney
Cartographica Monograph 54. Cartographica 40, nos. 1–2
University of Toronto Press, 2005
This work is available online here and through the University of Toronto Press. Please note, however, that UTP does not include online the front matter to this monograph and so fails to credit me as the author.
An intellectual biography of Brian Harley, a prominent sociocultural critic of traditional or “normative” concept of maps as strictly factual statements that must be studied accordingly. The monograph effectively covers the transformation in map studies from normative to sociocultural approaches.
1. Brian Harley’s Career and Intellectual Legacy
2. Empiricist Foundations and Methodologies for Map Evaluation, 1956–1974
3. Map Use and the First Theoretical Foray, 1974–1978
4. Disciplinary Anxiety and the History of Cartography, 1977–1981
5. Historical Geography, Evidentiary Interpretation, and a “General Communication Model,” 1979
6. A Philosophy for Cartographic History, 1978–1981: Language and Iconography
7. Cartography and Power: The “Poststructuralist Turn,” 1982–1991
Appendix. Classified Bibliography of J. B. Harley’s Publications