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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Denis Wood; John Fels; Thomas Leiper Kane Collection (Library of Congress. Hebraic Section)
|ISBN:||0898624924 9780898624922 0898624932 9780898624939|
|Description:||viii, 248 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.|
Maps work by serving interests --
Maps are embedded in a history they help construct --
Every map shows this but not that --
The interest the map serves is masked --
The interest is embodied in the map in signs and myths --
Each sign has a history --
The interest the map serves can be yours.
|Responsibility:||by Denis Wood with John Fels.|
"If compelled to cite only a single book on cartography to stock a desert-island shelf or to assign to the eager novice, this is the automatic choice....Although I have been drawing and poring over