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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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The Greatest Grid: How Manhattan’s Famous Street Map Came to Be
The Greatest Grid: How Manhattan’s Famous Street Map Came to Be

What Edgar Allan Poe, the Dead Rabbits, and Charles Dickens have to do with New York’s defining feature.

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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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Cartographies of Time: A Visual History of the Timeline
Cartographies of Time: A Visual History of the Timeline

A chronology of one of our most inescapable metaphors, or what Macbeth has to do with Galileo.

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Matthew Picton’s Map Sculptures of Cities Made of Books about the City
Matthew Picton’s Map Sculptures of Cities Made of Books about the City

From Hunter S. Thompson to Wagner, or what Ulysses has to do with news headlines from 9/11.

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