From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow How Maps Name, Claim, and Inflame by Mark Monmonier

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Subjects:

  • Historical geography,
  • Place names & gazetteers,
  • Social Geography,
  • United States History (Specific Aspects),
  • Social Science,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Travel - General,
  • Sociology,
  • USA,
  • Earth Sciences - Geography,
  • General,
  • United States - General,
  • Travel / General,
  • Human Geography

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9350057M
ISBN 100226534669
ISBN 109780226534664
OCLC/WorldCa154689792

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It’s a story about how we have come to name the places we know. It’s a story about the long process we go through to rename when we’re offended or times change or we realize the lie of the old saying. "From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow probes this little-known chapter in American cartographic history by considering the intersecting efforts to computerize mapmaking, standardize geographic names, and respond to public concern over ethnically offensive appellations.

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They provide a means of navigating cultures and time periods. Sites disappear. Names change. Meanings. From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow: How Maps Name, Claim, and Inflame Mark S. Monmonier, Author University of Chicago Press $25 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

And unlike other books that consider place names, this is the first to reflect on both the real cartographic and political imbroglios they engender. From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow is Mark Monmonier at his finest: a learned analysis of a timely and controversial subject rendered accessible—and even entertaining—to the general reader.

Brassiere Hills, Alaska. Mollys Nipple, Utah. Outhouse Draw, Nevada. In the early twentieth century, it was common for towns and geographical features to have salacious, bawdy, and even derogatory names.

In the age before political correctness, mapmakers readily accepted any local preference for place names, prizing accurate representation over standards of decorum.

Place names - a new book The IPKat has only just heard about Mark Monmonier's book, From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow: How Maps Name, Claim, and hed by the University of Chicago Press, it not only explains the origins of place names as curious as Brassiere Hills, Alaska and Molly's Nipple, Utah (below, left), but also reviews the decreasing willingness of mapmakers to accept.

And unlike other books that consider place names, this is the first to reflect on both the real cartographic and political imbroglios they engender. From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow is Mark Monmonier at his finest: a learned analysis of a timely and controversial subject rendered accessible--and even entertaining--to the general reader.

And unlike other books that consider place names, this is the first to reflect on both the real cartographic and political imbroglios they engender. From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow is Mark Monmonier at his finest: a learned analysis of a timely and controversial subject rendered accessible--and even entertaining--to the general reader.

Thirteen natural features in Grant County have been re-named, replacing “squaw” titles for new monikers proposed by the Grant County Court and the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation.

From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow: How Maps Name, Claim, and Inflame. As Mark Monmonier, a professor of geography at Syracuse University, explains in his book From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow: How Maps Name, Claim, and Inflame, it’s not always obvious whether a. From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow: How Maps Name, Claim and Inflame - Mark Monmonnier.

Books I'm reading now for enjoyment: Imaginary Maps - Mahasweta Devi Trash Sex Magic - Jennifer Stevenson High Aztech - Ernest Hogan. Next in line: The Invention of Morel - Adolfo Bioy Casares How We Got Insipid - Jonathan Lethem The New World Border. Part of it is location, said Mark Monmonier, a geography professor at Syracuse University who also is the author of nearly 20 books on the topic, including "From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow.

Mark Monmonier is distinguished professor of geography at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and the author of many books, including most recently, From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow, also published by the University of Chicago Press.

Review: From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow: How Maps Name, Claim and Inflame by Mark Monmonier University of Chicago Press, Hardcover, pp.

ISBN When I was living in Edmonton, I heard the story of Chinaman’s Peak. In. His attention-grabbing book titles (From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow: How Maps Name, Claim, and Inflame) are a clue that he wants to share his understanding of that impact far and wide. The camp Rick Perry used to visit in Texas is not the only local with a non-PC moniker.

Squaw Tit is definitely in the same category and even has infamously made a book title, "From Squaw Tit to Whorehouse Meadow: How Maps Name, Claim, and Inflame" (probably referring to the same peak name in the Phoenix area, but you get the drift).

Squaw Tits is a summit in Maricopa County, Arizona, in the United States. with an elevation of 2, feet ( m). Chicago: University of Chicago Press, ISBN Octavo ( in.

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