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Adams, Cyrus. “Maps and Map-Making.” Bulletin of the American Geographical Society 44, no. 3 (1912).

Mason, Gregory. “The Story of the War.” The Outlook, 14 April 1915.

Weber, Max. “Politik als Beruf.” In Gesammelte Politische Schriften. Munich: Drei Masken, 1921 [orig. 1919].


Dodds, J. S. “The Government Mapping Program in a Map-Minded Age.” Science 71, no. 1845 (9 May 1930).

Harris, W. Carlton. “Real Estate and Real Estate Problems.” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 148 (Mar 1930): 1–6.

Kalijarvi, Thorsten. “Scandinavian Claims to Jurisdiction over Territorial Waters.” The American Journal of International Law 26 (Jan 1932).

Bowie, William. “The National Mapping Plan of the National Resources Board.” Science 83, no. 2144 (31 Jan 1936).


Donoghue, John H. “Maps Must Be Made by the Millions.” The Military Engineer 34 (Sept 1942).

“Arms and the Map.” Print 4 (Spring 1946).

Cooper, John C. “Air Transport and World Organization.” The Yale Law Journal 55 (Aug 1946).

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Sharp, Walter. “The Study of International Administration: Retrospect and Prospect.” World Politics 11 (Oct 1958).

Alexander, Lewis M. “The Expanding Territorial Sea.” The Professional Geographer 11, no. 4 (1959): 6–8.


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Finlay, Luke W. “The Outer Limit of the Continental Shelf: A Rejoinder to Professor Louis Henkin.” The American Journal of International Law 64 (Jan 1970): 42–61.

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Fischer, Irene. “The Figure of the Earth: Changes in Concepts.” Geophysical Surveys 2 (1975): 3–54.

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Dreyfus, Hubert L. and Paul Rabinow. Michel Foucault: Beyond Structuralism and Hermeneutics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982.

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Harley, J. B. “The Map and the Development of the History of Cartography.” In Cartography in Prehistoric, Ancient, and Medieval Europe and the Mediterranean, ed. J. B. Harley and David Woodward. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1987): 1–42.

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Picon, Antoine. “Naissance du territoire moderne: Génies civil et militaire à la fin du XVIIIe siècle.” Urbi 11 (1989): 100–114.

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Hobsbawm, Eric. Nations and Nationalism Since 1780: Programme, Myth, Reality. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990.

MacKenzie, Donald. Inventing Accuracy: A Historical Sociology of Nuclear Missile Guidance. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1990.

Sahlins, Peter. “Natural Frontiers Revisited: France’s Boundaries since the Seventeenth Century.” The American Historical Review 95 (Dec 1990): 1423–1451.

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Sassen, Saskia. The Global City: New York, London, Tokyo. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1991.

Clarke, Adele and Joan Fujimura, eds. The Right Tools for the Job: At Work in Twentieth-Century Life Sciences. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1992.

Jacob, Christian. L’Empire des cartes. Paris: A. Michel, 1992.

Kain, Roger and Elizabeth Baigent, The Cadastral Map in the Service of the State. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992.

Wood, Denis. The Power of Maps. New York: Guilford Press, 1992.

Edney, Matthew. “Cartography Without Progress.” Cartographica 30 (Summer/Autumn 1993): 54–68.

Ruggie, John Gerard. “Territoriality and Beyond: Problematizing Modernity in International Relations.” International Organization 47 (Winter 1993): 139–174.

Agnew, John. “The Territorial Trap: The Geographical Assumptions of International Relations Theory.” Review of International Political Economy 1 (Spring 1994).

Kurgan, Laura. “You Are Here: Information Drift.” Assemblage 25 (Dec 1994): 14–43.

Taylor, Peter. “The State as Container: Territoriality in the Modern World-System.” Progress in Human Geography 18 (1994).

Winichakul, Thongchai. Siam Mapped: A History of the Geo-Body of a Nation. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1994.

Akerman, James R. “The Structuring of Political Territory in Early Printed Atlases, Imago Mundi 47 (1995): 138–154.

Greenberg, John. The Problem of the Earth’s Shape from Newton to Clairaut. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Parkinson, Bradford et al. “A History of Satellite Navigation.” Navigation 42, no. 1 (1995).

Pickles, John, ed. Ground Truth: The Social Implications of Geographic Information Systems. New York: Guilford, 1994.

Tilly, Charles. “Globalization Threatens Labor’s Rights.” International Labor and Working-Class History 47 (Spring 1995): 1–23.

Andrews, J. H. “What was a map? The lexicographers reply.” Cartographica 33 (Winter 1996): 1–11.

Castells, Manuel. The Rise of The Network Society. Cambridge: Blackwell, 1996.

Murphy, Alexander B. “The Sovereign State System as a Political-Territorial Ideal: Historical and Contemporary Considerations.” In State Sovereignty as a Social Construct, ed. Thomas J. Biersteker and Cynthia Weber. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996.

Sassen, Saskia. Losing Control? Sovereignty in an Age of Globalization. New York: Columbia University Press, 1996.

Desportes, Marc and Antoine Picon. De l’espace au territoire: l’aménagement en France, XVIe-XXe siècles. Paris: ENPC, 1997.

Edney, Matthew. Mapping an Empire: The Geographical Construction of British India, 1765–1843. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997.

Galison, Peter. Image and Logic. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1997.

Rheinberger, Hans-Jörg. Toward a History of Epistemic Things: Synthesizing Proteins in the Test Tube. Palo Alto: Stanford University Press, 1997.

Scott, James. Seeing Like A State. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998.

Teschke, Benno. “Geopolitical Relations in the European Middle Ages: History and Theory.” International Organization 52 (Spring 1998): 325–358.

Biggs, Michael. “Putting the State on the Map: Cartography, Territory, and European State Formation.” Comparative Studies in Society and History 41 (Apr. 1999): 374–405.

Brenner, Neil. “Beyond State-Centrism? Space, Territoriality, and Geographical Scale in Globalization Studies.” Theory and Society 28 (Feb 1999).

Croxton, Derek. “The Peace of Westphalia of 1648 and the Origins of Sovereignty.” The International History Review 21 (Sept 1999).

Grant, Thomas D. “Defining Statehood: The Montevideo Convention and its Discontents.” Columbia Journal of Transnational Law 37, no. 403 (1999).

O’Rourke, Kevin and Jeffrey Williamson. Globalization and History: The Evolution of a Nineteenth-Century Atlantic Economy. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1999.


Burnett, D. Graham. Masters of All They Surveyed: Exploration, Geography, and a British El Dorado. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000.

Cloud, John. “Hidden in Plain Sight: CORONA and the Clandestine Geography of the Cold War.” PhD diss., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2000.

Craib, Raymond B. “Cartography and Power in the Conquest and Creation of New Spain.” Latin American Research Review 35, no. 1 (2000): 7–36.

Maier, Charles. “Consigning the Twentieth Century to History: Alternative Narratives for the Modern Era.” The American Historical Review 105 (June 2000): 807–831.

Ó Tuathail, Gearóid. “The Postmodern Geopolitical Condition: States, Statecraft, and Security at the Millennium.” Annals of the Association of American Geographers 90 (Mar 2000): 166–178.

Radan, Peter. “Post-Secession International Borders: A Critical Analysis of the Opinions of the Badinter Arbitration Commission.” Melbourne University Law Review 24, no. 1 (Apr 2000).

Blouet, Brian. Geopolitics and Globalization in the Twentieth Century. London: Reaktion, 2001.

Chasseaud, Peter. “German Maps and Survey on the Western Front, 1914–1918.” The Cartographic Journal 38 (Dec 2001).

Cosgrove, Denis. Apollo’s Eye: A Cartographic Genealogy of the Earth in the Western Imagination. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.

Harley, J. B. The New Nature of Maps, ed. Paul Laxton. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.

Knorr Cetina, Karin. “Objectual Practice.” In The Practice Turn in Contemporary Theory, ed. T. R. Schatzki, K. Knorr Cetina and E. von Savigny. London: Routledge, 2001.

Osiander, Andreas. “Sovereignty, International Relations, and the Westphalian Myth.” International Organization 55 (Spring 2001): 251–287.

Schulten, Susan. The Geographical Imagination in America, 1880–1950. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001.

Alder, Ken. The Measure of All Things. New York: Free Press, 2002.

McMaster, Robert and Susanna McMaster. “A History of Twentieth-Century American Academic Cartography.” Cartography and Geographic Information Science 29, no. 3 (2002): 305–321.

Mitchell, Timothy. Rule of Experts: Egypt, Techno-Politics, Modernity. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002.

Monmonier, Mark. “Aerial Photography at the Agricultural Adjustment Administration: Acreage Controls, Conservation Benefits, and Overhead Surveillance in the 1930s.” Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing 68 (Dec 2002): 1257–1261.

Monmonier, Mark. Spying With Maps. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2002.

Padrón, Ricardo. “Mapping Plus Ultra: Cartography, Space, and Hispanic Modernity.” Representations 79 (Summer 2002): 28–60.

Rip, Michael and James Hasik. The Precision Revolution: GPS and the Future of Aerial Warfare. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 2002.

Frakes, Jennifer. “The Common Heritage of Mankind Principle and the Deep Seabed, Outer Space, and Antarctica: Will Developed and Developing Nations Reach a Compromise?” Wisconsin International Law Journal 21, no. 2 (2003).

Klein, Ursula. Experiments, Models, Paper Tools: Cultures of Organic Chemistry in the Nineteenth Century. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2003.

Smith, Neil. American Empire: Roosevelt’s Geographer and the Prelude to Globalization. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003.

Yonemoto, Marcia. Mapping Early Modern Japan: Space, Place, and Culture in the Tokugawa Period (1603–1868). Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003.

Beckert, Sven. “Das Reich der Baumwolle: Eine globale Geschichte.” In Das Kaiserreich transnational: Deutschland in der Welt 1871–1914, ed. Sebastian Conrad and Jürgen Osterhammel, 280–301. Göttingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2004.

Brenner, Neil. New State Spaces: Urban Governance and the Rescaling of Statehood. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004.

Crampton, Jeremy W. “Exploring the History of Cartography in the Twentieth Century.” Imago Mundi 56, part 2 (2004): 200–206

Hoare, M. R. The Quest for the True Figure of the Earth. Burlington: Ashgate, 2004.

Latour, Bruno. “Why Has Critique Run out of Steam? From Matters of Fact to Matters of Concern.” Critical Inquiry 30 (Winter 2004): 225–248.

Agnew, John. “Sovereignty Regimes: Territoriality and State Authority in Contemporary World Politics.” Annals of the Association of American Geographers 95, no. 2 (2005): 437–461.

Bright, Charles and Michael Geyer. “Regimes of World Order: Global Integration and the Production of Difference in Twentieth-Century World History.” In Interactions: Transregional Perspectives on World History, ed. Jerry H. Bentley, Renate Bridenthal, and Anand A. Yang. Honolulu, 2005.

Delaney, David. Territory: A Short Introduction. Malden: Blackwell, 2005.

Edney, Matthew. “Putting ‘Cartography’ into the History of Cartography: Arthur H. Robinson, David Woodward, and the Creation of a Discipline.” Cartographic Perspectives 51 (Spring 2005): 14–29.

Edney, Matthew. “The Origins and Development of J. B. Harley’s Cartographic Theories.” Cartographica 40, no. 1–2 (2005): entire issue.

Elden, Stuart. “Missing the Point: Globalization, Deterritorialization and the Space of the World.” Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, NS 30 (2005): 8–19.

Kaiser, David. Drawing Theories Apart: The Dispersion of Feynman Diagrams in Postwar Physics. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2005.

Krauss, Clifford et al. “As Polar Ice Turns to Water, Dreams of Treasure Abound.” New York Times, 10 Oct 2005.

Landecker, Hannah. “Cellular Features: Microcinematography and Film Theory.” Critical Inquiry 31 (Summer 2005): 903–937.

Smith, Monica L. “Networks, Territories, and the Cartography of Ancient States.” Annals of the Association of American Geographers 95, no. 4 (2005): 832–849.

Smith, Neil. The Endgame of Globalization. New York: Routledge, 2005.

Torge, W. “The International Association of Geodesy, 1862 to 1922: From a Regional Project to an International Organization.” Journal of Geodesy 78 (2005).

Berry, Mary. Japan in Print: Information and Nation in the Early Modern Period. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2006.

Conrad, Sebastian. Globalisation and the Nation in Imperial Germany, trans. Sorcha O’Hagan. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010 [orig. 2006].

Del Casino, Vincent Jr. and Stephen Hanna. “Beyond The ‘Binaries’: A Methodological Intervention for Interrogating Maps as Representational Practices.” ACME 4, no. 1 (2006): 34–56.

Kahler, Miles and Barbara F. Walter, eds. Territoriality and Conflict in an Era of Globalization. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006.

Lang, Michael. “Globalization and its History.” The Journal of Modern History 78 (Dec 2006): 899–931.

Maier, Charles. Among Empires: American Ascendancy and Its Predecessors. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2006.

Painter, Joe. “Territory-Network.” Paper presented at the Association of American Geographers Annual Meeting, March 2006.

Sassen, Saskia. Territory, Authority, Rights: From Medieval to Global Assemblages. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2006.

Sheehan, James. “The Problem of Sovereignty in European History.” American Historical Review (Feb 2006): 1–15.

“Drawing Lines in Melting Ice.” The Economist, 16 Apr 2007.

Bright, Charles and Michael Geyer. “Late Twentieth-Century Economic Development: What’s New? What’s Different?” Paper presented at the Political Economy of Modern Capitalism workshop, Harvard University, 2 Apr 2007.

Edgerton, David. Shock of the Old: Technology and Global History Since 1900. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.

Kitchin, Rob and Martin Dodge. “Rethinking Maps.” Progress in Human Geography 31, no. 3 (2007).

Lechner, Silviya. “Sovereignty and Territoriality: An Essay in Medieval Political Theory.” Paper presented at the 6 SGIR Pan-European Conference on International Relations, Turin, 12–15 September, 2007.

Black, Jeremy. “Government, State, and Cartography: Mapping, Power, and Politics in Europe, 1650–1800.” Cartographica 43, no. 2 (2008): 95–105.

Maier, Charles. “The End of Empire and the Transformations of the International System.” In History of Humanity: Scientific and Cultural Development, vol. VII, The Twentieth Century, ed. Sarvepalli Gopal and Sergei Tikhvinsky. London: Routledge and Paris: UNESCO, 2008.

Strandsbjerg, Jeppe. “The Cartographic Production of Territorial Space: Mapping and State Formation in Early Modern Denmark.” Geopolitics 13, no. 2 (2008): 335–358.

“Arctic Land Grab.” National Geographic, May 2009.

Agnew, John. Globalization and Sovereignty. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2009.

Hostetler, Laura. “Contending Cartographic Claims? The Qing Empire in Manchu, Chinese, and European Maps.” In The Imperial Map, ed. James Akerman. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2009.

Orford, Anne. “Jurisdiction Without Territory: From the Holy Roman Empire to the Responsibility to Protect.” Michigan Journal of International Law 30 (2009).

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Crampton, Jeremy W. “Cartographic Calculations of Territory.” Progress in Human Geography (2010): 1–12.

Edgerton, David. “Innovation, Technology, or History: What is the Historiography of Technology About?” Technology and Culture 51 (July 2010): 680–697.

Painter, Joe. “Rethinking Territory.” Antipode 42 (2010).

Ramaswamy, Sumathi. The Goddess and the Nation: Mapping Mother India. Durham: Duke University Press, 2010.

Kramer, Paul. “Power and Connection: Imperial Histories of the United States in the World.” American Historical Review (Dec 2011).

Asdal, Kristin and Ingunn Moser. “Experiments in Context and Contexting.” Science Technology & Human Values 37 (2012).

Schulten, Susan. Mapping the Nation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012.

Agnew, John. “Territory, Politics, Governance.” Territory, Politics, Governance 1 (2013).

Cox, Kevin. “Territory, Scale, and Why Capitalism Matters.” Territory, Politics, Governance 1 (2013).

Elden, Stuart. The Birth of Territory. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013.

Haffner, Jeanne. The View From Above: The Science of Social Space. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2013.

Radin, Joanna. “Latent Life: Concepts and Practices of Human Tissue Preservation in the International Biological Program.” Social Studies of Science 43 (2013).

Sassen, Saskia. “When Territory Deborders Territoriality.” Territory, Politics, Governance 1 (2013).