A contemporary follow-up to the groundbreaking "Power of Maps," this book takes a fresh look at what maps do, whose interests they serve, and how they can be used in surprising, creative, and radical ways. Denis Wood describes how cartography facilitated the rise of the modern state and how maps continue to embody and project the interests of their creators. He demystifies the hidden assumptions of mapmaking and explores the promises and limitations of diverse counter-mapping practices today. Thought-provoking illustrations ...

Rethinking the Power of Maps 2010, Guilford Publications, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781593853662

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Rethinking the Power of Maps 2010, Guilford Publications, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781606237076

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