By William Rankin
In After the Map, William Rankin argues that even supposing this shift didn't render conventional maps out of date, it did transform our adventure of geographic wisdom, from the God’s-eye view of the map to the embedded subjectivity of GPS. Likewise, older matters with geographic fact and objectivity were upstaged through a brand new emphasis on simplicity, reliability, and comfort. After the Map exhibits how this variation in geographic standpoint is finally a metamorphosis of the character of territory, either social and political.
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After the Map: Cartography, Navigation, and the Transformation of Territory in the Twentieth Century by William Rankin