Genesis of cultural diversity and cultural unification of map styles on example of mental maps of individuals in selected cultures

Journal / Conference: 23. Conference of CGS Prague (25th-28th August 2014)
Authors: Jan D. Bláha
Year: 2014
Category of Publication: Contribution in Conference Proceedings
Pages, web: pouze abstrakt / only abstract
Keywords: cultural diversity, cultural unification, map style, cartographic creation, mental map, cross-cultural research
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Abstract: Aim of the oral presentation is the map as one of the visual models of (not merely) reality, that speaks its language and content. If the map is seen as an image, it is not only the result of a more or less objective recording of area, but also the expression of the individual, respectively culture, from which the relevant individual comes from. The study is based on research, within which mental maps of individuals of selected cultures (Czechia, Western Europe, New Guinea) were studied. This research has shown, inter alia, a gradual cultural unification of map styles and in its findings is also apparent conflict between cultural originality and international cartographic conventions, although this fact lost none, as it seems, utility value of maps.
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