By William Rankin
In After the Map, William Rankin argues that even though this shift didn't render conventional maps out of date, it did transform our event of geographic wisdom, from the God’s-eye view of the map to the embedded subjectivity of GPS.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 by way of a brand new emphasis on simplicity, reliability, and comfort. After the Map exhibits how this modification 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