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Rethinking the power of maps

Author: Denis Wood; John Fels; John Krygier
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A contemporary follow-up to the groundbreaking 'Power of Maps', this work takes a fresh look at what maps do, whose interests they serve, and how they can be used in surprising, creative, and radical ways.
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Genre/Form: Maps
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Denis Wood; John Fels; John Krygier
ISBN: 9781593853662 1593853661 9781606237076 1606237071
OCLC Number: 471811787
Description: x, 335 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Mapping. Maps blossom in the springtime of the state --
Unleashing the power of the map --
Signs in the service of the state --
Making signs talk to each other --
Counter-mapping. Counter-mapping and the death of cartography --
Talking back to the map --
Map art : stripping the mask from the map --
Mapmaking, counter-mapping, and map art in the mapping of Palestine.
Responsibility: Denis Wood ; with John Fels and John Krygier.

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