P. Jordan. THE ROLE OF NATIONAL AND OTHER ATLASES IN IDENTITY BUILDING

Ukr. geogr. z. 2012, N4:56-59
Language of publication: 
English
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Authors: 

P. Jordan – Institute of Urban and Regionak Research Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vien.

Abstract: 

Paper is devoted to the role of atlas works in the formation of national and regional identity of the population. The historical influence of national atlases of gaining independence particular European countries was explored. On the example of national atlases Germany, Slovenia, Slovakia, regional atlases Tyrol, Silesia and Catalonia it was shown reflection in the structure of atlases and map content elements of local identity. The perspectives atlas mapping of cities as centers of formation of regional identity were studied.

Key words: 
national atlases, regional atlases, atlas mapping, national identity, regional identity, local identity
Pages: 
56-59
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