By Richard Rodger (auth.), Susanne Rau, Ekkehard Schönherr (eds.)

This booklet is the made of an eponymous workshop, which happened in Erfurt in may possibly, 2012, and which has in view that then been supplemented with 4 additional contributions. the themes concentrate on the capability mapping of perceived city area and spatial hierarchies because of social utilization (undertaken via various lively members) including spatio-temporal adjustments due to components resembling demographic city progress and decline. Historians, cartographers and geographers are introduced jointly to give and speak about assorted versions, principles and new tools of spatial research and modes of representing alterations in perceptions. the 2 major matters are: the epistemology of spatial switch and the query of (historical) media and enough presentation. This paintings represents a primary step towards the improvement of a brand new version for mapping city adjustments and spatial kinfolk about the earlier, current and future.

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