This course aims at developing knowledge about:
-Historical evolution of cartography.
-Moderne techniques for spatial representation.
-Use of historical cartographic documents.
-Landscape analysis by cartographic documents.
By lectures and personal attendance students could:
-Look and understand antique cartographic documents and their evolution.
-Learn to distinguish in the maps the different reduction (geographic and topographic) and the different projections.
-Use the cartographic documents as a source of historical landscape analysis and how they relate to political, economic and cultural practices.
-The thematic cartography as result of historical research; the antique cartography documents as a source of historical landscape analisys and their evolution .
-The maps: representation of the Earth’s surface from Prehistoric to Roman period.
-Mappaemundi since Middle Ages to the Early Modern Period.
-The modern cartography: “ridiscovered” Ptolomeus, Mercator; the techniques for projections and mapping.
-Analysis of old documents: preliminary tool for interpretation of maps in land management.
-The maps of water management in the Veneto: old documents and their relationship to present administration.
-Antropization markers in maps by I.G.M.
- Lodovisi, Torresani 2005. Cartografia e informazione geografica.Storia e tecniche.ed. Patron, Bologna.
- S. GARFIELD 2016, Sulle mappe. Il mondo come lo disegniamo ed. Ponte alle Grazie, Milano.
Non setting students are request to contact the teacher.
|Lodovisi, Torresani||Cartografia e informazione geografica: storia e tecniche||Patron||2005|
|Garfield||Sulle mappe. Il mondo come lo disegniamo||Ponte alla Grazie||2016|
Final oral assessment will verify:
-former and acquired knowledge
-ability of connecting knowledge
-analytical and discussion skills
Evaluation is expressed in thirthiets.
Non attending students have to use the substitutive book suggested in bibliography