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How to lie with maps

How to lie with maps

Author: Mark S Monmonier
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
« An instant classic when first published in 1991, How to Lie with Maps revealed how the choices mapmakers makeconsciously or unconsciouslymean that every map inevitably presents only one of many possible stories about the places it depicts. The principles Mark Monmonier outlined back then remain true today, despite significant technological changes in the making and use of maps. The introduction and spread of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark S Monmonier
ISBN: 9780226435923 022643592X
OCLC Number: 1055038398
Description: ix, 231 pages, 8 pages de planches non numérotées : illustrations, cartes, en partie en couleur ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Elements of the map --
Map generalization: little white lies and lots of them --
Blunders that mislead --
Color: attraction and distraction --
Maps that advertise --
Development maps (or, how to seduce the town board) --
Maps for political propaganda --
Maps, defense, and disinformation: fool thine enemy --
Large-scale mapping, culture, and the national interest --
Data maps: a thicket of thorny choices --
Image maps: picture that --
Prohibitive cartography: maps that say "no!" --
Fast maps: animated, interactive, or mobile --
Responsibility: Mark Monmonier.


Fully updated for the digital age, this new edition of How to Lie with Maps examines the myriad ways that technology offers new opportunities for cartographic mischief, deception, and propaganda.  Read more...


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