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Reads tagged with “maps”

The Famous Grids of Iconic Cities, Deconstructed and Remixed
The Famous Grids of Iconic Cities, Deconstructed and Remixed

Great metropolises, dissected and tidied up.

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A Typographic Literary Map of San Francisco, in a Puzzle
A Typographic Literary Map of San Francisco, in a Puzzle

From Kerouac to Steinbeck by way of The Mission.

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A Booklover’s Map of Literary Geography circa 1933
A Booklover’s Map of Literary Geography circa 1933

On the Bostoncentricity of literature, or what “our first man of letters” has to do with Poe.

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Alice in Wonderland as a Subway Map
Alice in Wonderland as a Subway Map

“‘Then it doesn’t matter which way you go,’ said the Cat.”

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Magnificent Maps: Cartography as Power, Propaganda, and Art
Magnificent Maps: Cartography as Power, Propaganda, and Art

What the feats of Marco Polo have to do with medieval political propaganda and the history of tea.

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Full Spectrum 2012: 10 Books on Sensemaking for the TED Bookstore
Full Spectrum 2012: 10 Books on Sensemaking for the TED Bookstore

A reading list for combinatorial creativity.

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