GO: On the Geographies of Gunnar Olsson (häftad)
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Antal sidor
Abrahamsson, Christian (red.)
234 x 154 x 22 mm
633 g
Antal komponenter
GO: On the Geographies of Gunnar Olsson (häftad)

GO: On the Geographies of Gunnar Olsson

Häftad,  Engelska, 2016-11-25
  • Skickas från oss inom 7-10 vardagar.
  • Fri frakt över 199 kr för privatkunder i Sverige.
Finns även som
Visa alla 3 format & utgåvor
Since the early 1960s, the internationally acclaimed and highly distinguished Swedish geographer Gunnar Olsson has made substantial contributions to his own discipline. In addition, because of the transgressive nature of his work and writing, which often borders to art and philosophy, his ideas and approaches have reached a wider audience of those interested in the history and geography of ideas, culture and human reasoning. Olssons recent masterpiece, Abysmal, is a minimalist guide to the territory of Western culture. In it, he investigates how cartographical reason enables people to think about and navigate the abstract world of invisible human relations, in much the same way as they are able to study and traverse the physical Earth by using maps and mapping. This book presents a comprehensive introduction to, and overview of, the entire range of Olssons geography from the early days of spatial science to his contemporary engagement with, and critique of, cartographical reasoning. It includes selected samples of Olssons own writings, including rarities, together with a consolidated bibliography of his publications. It also contains critical engagements from leading scholars such as Michael Dear, Michael Watts, Chris Philo and Marcus Doel, with Olssons geography, from a variety of perspectives, which are particularly valuable to those readers who already know his work. It is structured and written in a way that makes Olssons geography accessible to a wide readership, including those who are not already familiar with Olssons work.
Visa hela texten

Passar bra ihop

  1. GO: On the Geographies of Gunnar Olsson
  2. +
  3. Elon Musk

De som köpt den här boken har ofta också köpt Elon Musk av Walter Isaacson (inbunden).

Köp båda 2 för 1249 kr


Har du läst boken? Sätt ditt betyg »

Fler böcker av författarna

Recensioner i media

A Baker & Taylor Academic Essentials Title in Human Geography 'A well thought out elaboration of Gunnar Olssons oeuvre, this edited volume is set up to bring together the work of academics who have interpreted his work in a variety of ways, interspersed with Olssons original writings. I enjoyed reading an original Olsson piece followed by an interpretation or elaboration by one of his devotees. It was particularly engaging when chapters moved from academic engagement to personal recollections...' Geographical Review 'Abrahamsson and Gren ... have done a great and invaluable service for geographical scholarship. Acting as conductors they skillfully orchestrate pieces ... into a coherent overarching multi-perspectival intellectual symphonia, which interspersed with critical tones and colors from Olsson's own oeuvre over the past thirty years, provides an Arcades-like impression of one of the most innovative geographical thinkers at work on the planet today.' Historical Geography

Övrig information

Christian Abrahamsson, Lecturer at the Department of Human Geography, Lund University, Sweden, and Martin Gren, Dr, Department of Tourism, School of Business and Economics, Linnaeus University, Sweden


A: Introduction; 1: Preamble; 2: Gunnar Olsson and Humans as Geo-Graphical Beings; B: Equal Signs; 3: Geography 1984; 4: Emerging from the Egg 1; 5: Inference Problems In Locational Analysis; 6: Gunnar Olsson: A Very Short Introduction; 7: Servitude and Inequality in Spatial Planning: Ideology and Methodology in Conflict; 8: Between the Castle and the Trial: The Spaceless Spaces of Planning; C: Chiasms; 9: GO: On the Geographies of Gunnar Olsson; 10: Of Bats, Birds and Mice 1; 11: The social space of silence; 12: Crazy Wisdom and Recovering the Human in Olsson's Method of Cartographic Critique; 13: Chiasm of thought-and-action ; 14: Chiasm/Rubric; D: Maps; 15: Projection of Desire / Desire of Projection 1; 16: Gunnar Olsson and Me; 17: Mapping the forbidden; 18: The Minimalist: Three Variations on Homo Pontefix; 19: Gunnar Olsson, Figures of Madness' and a Form of Schizologie'; E: Cartographic(al) Reason; 20: Mappa Mundi Universalis; 21: De Ludo Globi or The Reason of the Sphere; 22: To be human (the Secret of the Pyramid); 23: Double Crossed; 24: De Nobis Ipsis Silemus