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By John Pickles

This booklet offers a vital perception into the practices and ideas of maps and map-making. It attracts on a variety of social theorists, and theorists of maps and cartography, to teach how maps and map-making have formed the areas within which we live.
Going past the point of interest of conventional cartography, the ebook attracts on examples of using maps from the 16th century to the current, together with their position in initiatives of the nationwide and colonial kingdom, emergent capitalism and the planetary realization of the ordinary sciences. It additionally considers using maps for army reasons, maps that experience coded sleek conceptions of healthiness, sickness and social personality, and maps of the obvious human physique and the obvious earth.

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