Denis Wood shows how maps are not impartial reference objects, but rather instruments of communication, persuasion, and power. This book has great images, and was written for the sophisticated reader. There are 46 pages of footnotes (about 20% of the book's length). If you want to dig deep into map theory...this book is for you. Visit Denis' web site at www.deniswood.net
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Like paintings, maps express a point of view. By connecting us to a reality that could not exist in the absence of maps--a world of property lines and voting rights, taxation districts and enterprise zones--they embody and project the interests of their creators.
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