cartology


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cartology

(kɑːtˈɒlədʒɪ)
n
the theory or science of mapmaking
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She proffers different racialized spaces, thereby offering a racial cartology of the world as she understood it.
defines chorography as a form of narrative cartology that describes a region's most important characteristics.
Austen deliberately employs Bath cartology here: Laura Place, the location of some of Bath's most elegant residences, symbolizes the Tilney siblings' gentility and aversion to greed; the vulgar, mercenary John conveys Catherine, whom he desires for her fortune and body, into the marketplace, turning her into a commodity.