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Kingston, Jamaica: Mapping Urbanization

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Slides from a presentation on my project for the Institute on Map Collections course at Pratt Institute in summer 2012.

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Kingston, Jamaica: Mapping Urbanization

  1. 1. Kingston, Jamaica: Mapping Urbanization Kai Alexis Smith Institute on Map Collections Prof. Matt Knutzen Summer 2012
  2. 2. Quick Facts: Jamaica •  17°59′N 76°48′W •  3rd Largest island in the West Indies •  Area: 190 sq. miles (480 km²) •  Elevation: 9 m (30 ft.) •  Population: 670,012 (Statistical Institute of Jamaica, 2011) •  Population Density: 1,358/km2 (3,520/sq. mi) Aa, Pieter van der. [Map] (1713). Cuba en Iamaica : soo als die door Kolumbus ontdekt, en by de Kastilianen bevolkt sijn. A Leide, Netherlands: Pierre Vander Aa.
  3. 3. Port Royal Clarke, C. G. (2006). Kingston, Jamaica: Urban development and social change, 16922002. Kingston, Jamaica: Ian Randle.
  4. 4. Kingston Settlement Town Plan Christian Lilly town plan for Kingston. Clarke, C. G. (2006). Kingston, Jamaica: Urban development and social change, 1692- 2002. Kingston, Jamaica: Ian Randle.
  5. 5. 1702 Additions Michael Hays additions. Clarke, C. G. (2006). Kingston, Jamaica: Urban developme nt and social change, 16922002. Kingston, Jamaica: Ian Randle.
  6. 6. 1793 Jeffreys, Thomas. (1793). Jamaica, The Latest Survey. London: Laurie & Whittle.
  7. 7. 1896 Norman, Sir Henry Wylie. (1896). A Map of Jamaica.
  8. 8. 1897 The City of Kingston from Stark, J. H. (1897). Stark's Jamaica guide (illustrated): Boston: J.H. Stark.
  9. 9. 1894 Clarke, C. G., & Hodgkiss, A. G. (1974). Jamaica in maps. London: University of London Press.
  10. 10. 1907 Kingston Upper class and poor areas of Kingston from Stark, J. H. (1897). Stark's Jamaica guide (illustrated): Boston: J.H. Stark.
  11. 11. Urban Growth: 1833 Clarke, C. G. (2006). Kingston, Jamaica: Urban development and social change, 1692- 2002. Kingston, Jamaica: Ian Randle.
  12. 12. Urban Growth: 1938 Spatial Boundaries of Jamaica. (n.d.). The Planning Institute of Jamaica Sustainable Development & Regional Planning Division.
  13. 13. Government sponsored housing schemes between 1950-1960 Clarke, C. G. (2006). Kingston, Jamaica: Urban development and social change, 1692- 2002. Kingston, Jamaica: Ian Randle.
  14. 14. Waterfront Development Clarke, C. G. (2006). Kingston, Jamaica: Urban development and social change, 1692- 2002. Kingston, Jamaica: Ian Randle.
  15. 15. Future Development Plans
  16. 16. Bibliography Online Resources: Port Royal. (n.d.). Wikipedia. Retrieved July 26, 2012 from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Port_Royal#cite_ref-autogenerated3_12-1 •  •  •  •  •  •  •  •  The Great Exhibition of 1891. (n.d.). Jamaica Gleaner’s Pieces of the Past. Retrieved from http://jamaica-gleaner.com/pages/history/story0018.html Urban Development & The Status of Major Projects. (n.d.). Office of the Prime Minister Of Jamaica. Retrieved July 29, 2012 from http://www.opm.gov.jm/library/ministry_papers/urban_development_status_of_major_projects The Makings of a City. (2012) The Gleaner. Retrieved on July 30, 2012 from http://jamaica-gleaner.com/gleaner/20120402/news/news4.html Jamaica Timeline. (2010 January 10). BBC News. Retrieved July 20, 2012 from http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/country_profiles/1191049.stm Jamaica. (n.d.). Wikipedia. Retrieved July 29, 2012 from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingston,_Jamaica Spatial Boundaries of Jamaica. (n.d.). The Planning Institute of Jamaica Sustainable Development & Regional Planning Division. Retrieved July 19, 2012 from http://www.pioj.gov.jm/Portals/0/Sustainable_Development/SPATIAL%20BOUNDARIES%20OF%20JAMAICA.pdf Map Of Jamaica According To A Survey Made In The Year 1670. (1774). Europeana Think Culture. Retrieved July 27, 2012 from http://www.europeana.eu/portal/record/92037/38BBE665B599651F70C9F75224DEB37C7D9E7382.html PRINT RESOURCES Paper maps Aa, Pieter van der. [Map] (1713). Cuba en Iamaica : soo als die door Kolumbus ontdekt, en by de Kastilianen bevolkt sijn. A Leide, Netherlands: Pierre Vander Aa. •  •  •  Arrowsmith, John. [Map] (1848). Map of Jamaica, Compiled Chiefly from Manuscripts in the Colonial Office and Admiralty, London: J Arrowsmith. Esquire, Bryan Edwards. [Map] (1794). Map of the Island of Jamaica Divided by Counties and Parishes for the History of the British West Indies. London: I Stockdale.
  17. 17.   Bibliography (cont’d) Atlases Berry, Williams H. [Map] (1557-1708). A collection of Maps of the World. 1557-1708. London: William Berry. •  Monographs Black, C. V. B. (1958). History of Jamaica. London: Collins Clear-Type Press.   Clarke, C. G. (2006). Kingston, Jamaica: Urban development and social change, 1692- 2002. Kingston, Jamaica: Ian Randle.   Clarke, C. G., & Hodgkiss, A. G. (1974). Jamaica in maps. London: University of London Press. •  •  •  •  •    •    •    •  Figueredo, D. H., & Argote-Freyre, F. (2008). A brief history of the Caribbean. New York: Facts on File. Mulcahy, M. (October 26, 2008). The Port Royal Earthquake and the World of Wonders in Seventeenth-Century Jamaica. Early American Studies: an Interdisciplinary Journal, 6, 2, 391-421. Pawson, M., & Buisseret, D. (1975). Port Royal, Jamaica. Oxford: Clarendon Press. Taylor, S.A.G. (1955). “Port Royal.” The Capitals of Jamaica. Spanish Town, Kingston, Port Royal. Edited by W. A. Roberts. (By several authors.). pp. x. 112. Pioneer Press: Kingston. Stark, J. H. (1898). Stark's Jamaica guide (illustrated): Containing a description of everything relating to Jamaica of which the visitor or resident may desire information, including its history, inhabitants, government, resources, and places of interest to travellers with maps, engravings, and photo prints. Boston: J.H. Stark.
  18. 18. Any questions?
  19. 19. Kingston, Jamaica: Mapping Urbanization Kai Alexis Smith Kaialexis@gmail.com www.linkedin.com/in/kaialexissmith/ http://www.slideshare.net/ KaiAlexisSmithMSILS @KaiAlexisSmith

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