chorography

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chorography

[kə′räg·rə·fē]
(mapping)
All of the methods used to map a region or district.
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Gresham in this speech demonstrates his ability to map not just space but ideology, hi virtuous mercantile sensibility determined by his ordering of the Exchange, which serves as a microcosm for England at large, much as atlases sought to define and convey a nation's character through maps and chorographic descriptions.
Para este fim, no final do saculo cosmografia Coroa espanhola XVI reintroduziu como um campo de conhecimento aplicado para os continentes da America e Oceania, e instrumentos desenvolvidos para chorographic reconhecimento geografico e terras que foram reivindicados em nome do rei.
Canadian performance artist, Janet Cardiff's site-specific audio walk, Her Long Black Hair, presents a possible alternative to the Foucaultian disciplined and docile body as a site of resistance when practiced as a sensorial, chorographic (not choreographic) performance.
Indeed, the structural significance of the specifically Italian cartographic dimension of Dante's Inferno has been generally overlooked by Dante studies since the systematic nature of the poet's deployment of chorographic similes and descriptions of Italy has not been recognized.
While Taylor frequently reminds readers that he is not following in the footsteps of "learned Camden, or laborious Speede" and that readers seeking descriptions of the country as a whole must turn to these and other chorographic writers and mapmakers, the domestic travel narratives nevertheless provide a distinct chorographic function that invigorates Taylor's celebration of nation.
Klutz, "The Archer and the Cross: Chorographic Astrology and Literary Design in the Testament of Solomon.
Yet Martins completely transformed its function, on describing with chorographic precision the Portuguese territory which was to be the setting for his historical drama.
The realm of the chorographic microcosm is often enriched by details of imaginary scenes, sea monsters, and wild beasts to emphasize the dangers of a voyage or even to hide the cartographers' ignorance, as Jonathan Swift mockingly wrote.
These serve as the basis for a restatement of some of the principal themes of the book, particularly the difference between the communicentric approach and the chorographic approach, which sought to provide an accurate picture of the city.
Century the radical governments carried out several reforms and set up the Chorographic Commision (1850-1859).
Chapter 1's investigation of rivers employs cartographic and chorographic writing, nationalistic river poetry, river poetry by river workers, and country house and prospect poems.