‘Mapping Society’: new book out with UCL Press in September

I'm pleased to announce the forthcoming open access publication in September 2018 of Mapping Society: The Spatial Dimensions of Social Cartography with UCL Press. The book reflects two decades of enquiry into the spatial nature of society, focusing on the detailed patterning of social phenomena as these are laid out in historical maps. The importance of … Continue reading ‘Mapping Society’: new book out with UCL Press in September

‘Vertical drinkers’ and the map of pubs in York, 1901

A recent blog post by the Survey of London on Whitechapel's rich heritage of pubs reminded me of Rowntree’s York enquiry, which I've written about for my forthcoming book, Mapping Society. Rowntree's enquiry was conducted with a team of assistants during 1899–1900 and then published in 1901 under the title Poverty, a Study of Town … Continue reading ‘Vertical drinkers’ and the map of pubs in York, 1901