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When Maps Become the World

When Maps Become the World( )
Author: Winther, Rasmus Grønfeldt
ISBN:978-0-226-66967-0
Publication Date:Jun 2020
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $112.50
Book Description:

Map making and, ultimately, map thinking is ubiquitous across literature, cosmology, mathematics, psychology, and genetics. We partition, summarize, organize, and clarify our world via spatialized representations. Our maps and, more generally, our representations seduce and persuade; they build and destroy. They are the ultimate record of empires and of our evolving comprehension of our world.   This book is about the promises and perils...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Technology & Engineering / Cartography
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches



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