Theory / History of Exploration


Overton, J. D.. “A theory of exploration.” Journal of Historical Geography, 7, 1 (1981).

Driver, Felix. Geography Militant: Cultures of Exploration and Empire. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2001.

Wright, John K. “Terrae Incognitae: The Place of the Imagination in Geography.” Annals of the Association of American Geographers. Volume XXXVII, March 1947: 1. pp. 1-15.

Wright, John K. “Introduction to the Torchbook Edition.” A History of Exploration-from Earliest Times to the Present Day. P.M. Sykes. New York: Harper Torchbooks, 1961. (full text)

Science Studies:

Latour, Bruno. “Visualization and Cognition: Drawing Things Together.” p. 1-30. (full text)

Film Studies:

Bazin, Andre. “Cinema and Exploration.” What is Cinema? Berkeley: University of California Press, 1967.

Cognitive Science/Psychology:

Archer, J. & Birke, L. Exploration in Animals and Humans. UK: Van Nostrand Reinhold, Ltd, 1983.

Berlyne, D. E. Conflict, Arousal, and Curiosity. New York: McGraw Hill, 1960.

Fowler, H. Curiosity and Exploratory Behavior. New York: Macmillan, 1965.

Lester, D. “Sex differences in exploration: Toward a theory of exploration.” Psychological Record, 1967

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