This display consists of a laminated Peters Mini-map (11'' x 17'') along with 6 individual laminated Mercator comparison panels. The Peters map has two sturdy grommets at the top for hanging. At the bottom left is a 3rd grommet with a key ring. The ring holds the 6 comparison panels (taken from the bottom of the wall size map) and a Peters laminated postcard. These were originally used by our retailers for point-of-purchase educational displays. They are now available to classroom teachers. Map with panels $28.00. Grommeted map alone $10.95 These are classic items and will never be published again. Limited quantities! Free older Peters maps from our newsletter are all donated.
Peters Map Mini Display - 11'' x 17''
Important Features of the Peters Map:
One of the most controversial images of the world, the Peters Map was first introduced by Dr. Arno Peters in 1974, and generated a firestorm of debate. Peters was one of the first to assert that maps are unavoidably political. His map claimed to show "Fairness to All Peoples" providing an area accurate portrayal of the world. Today, this equal area map continues to have passionate fans as well as staunch critics.
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