Cartographers have known for decades that maps are far from objective representations of the world; rather, every map reflects the agendas and intentions of its creators. Yet that understanding has had almost no effect on the way maps are viewed and used by the general public. In The Natures of Maps, cartographers Denis Wood and John Fels present a compelling exploration of a wide range of maps to answer the question ofwhy maps have "gotten away with it."
Pages: 231 pp
Publisher: Univ. of Chicago Press.
Publication Place: Chicago,
Book Id: 76876
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