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How to Lie With Maps (Paperback)

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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0226534219
ISBN-13: 9780226534213
Sku: 31889547
Publish Date: 4/1/1996
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.5H x 5.75L x 0.5T
Pages:  222
Edition Number:  2
Age Range:  NA
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Explains the basic principles of map making, tells how to evaluate maps critically, and looks at Nazi propaganda maps, real estate developers plans, and environmental impact maps *Author: Monmonier, Mark *Publication Date: 1996/04/01 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 0.50 *Width: 5.75 *Height: 8.50
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Originally published to wide acclaim, this lively, cleverly illustrated essay on the use and abuse of maps teaches us how to evaluate maps critically and promotes a healthy skepticism about these easy-to-manipulate models of reality. Monmonier shows that, despite their immense value, maps lie. In fact, they must. | The second edition is updated with the addition of two new chapters, 10 color plates, and a new foreword by renowned geographer H. J. de Blij. One new chapter examines the role of national interest and cultural values in national mapping organizations, including the United States Geological Survey, while the other explores the new breed of multimedia, computer-based maps. | To show how maps distort, Monmonier introduces basic principles of mapmaking, gives entertaining examples of the misuse of maps in situations from zoning disputes to census reports, and covers all the typical kinds of distortions from deliberate oversimplifications to the misleading use of color.
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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeEdition:   0002
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0222
Product attributePublisher:   University of Chicago Press
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