Mark Monmonier How to Lie with Maps

ISBN 13: 9780226534145

How to Lie with Maps

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9780226534145: How to Lie with Maps

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

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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. As Monmonier show, maps not only point the way and provide information, maps lie. In fact, they must.

About the Author:

Mark Monmonier is Distinguished Professor of Geography at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. He is the author of more than twenty books and the editor of volume 6 of the History of Cartography series, published by the University of Chicago Press.

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