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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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A Map of Woman’s Heart: Appalling Victorian Gender Stereotypes, in Illustrated Cartography
A Map of Woman’s Heart: Appalling Victorian Gender Stereotypes, in Illustrated Cartography

From coquetry to selfishness, or what the Sea of Wealth has to do with the City and District of Love.

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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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Stunning Subjectivity: Obsessive Typographic Maps by Paula Scher
Stunning Subjectivity: Obsessive Typographic Maps by Paula Scher

An irreverent, artful antidote to GPS appification, or what the NYC subway has to do with tsunamis.

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Maphead: Exploring the Mystery of Why Maps Sing to Us
Maphead: Exploring the Mystery of Why Maps Sing to Us

What Lake Michigan has to do with Sweden, or why James Joyce was bored in geography class.

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