Listening to the Tube Map: Rhythm and the Historiography of Urban Map Use

@article{Hornsey2012ListeningTT,
  title={Listening to the Tube Map: Rhythm and the Historiography of Urban Map Use},
  author={Richard Hornsey},
  journal={Environment and Planning D: Society and Space},
  year={2012},
  volume={30},
  pages={675 - 693}
}
  • R. Hornsey
  • Published 1 August 2012
  • History
  • Environment and Planning D: Society and Space
This paper is in two parts. In the first half I consider the challenge posed by the recent performative turn in critical cartography to the urban historical geographer. If maps come into being only within the diverse moments of their use, then how can we compensate for the absence of such events within the historical archive? Building on Tim Ingold's work, I suggest that one approach is to make an analogy between printed maps and musical scores, as decentred technologies whose instructions for… 

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