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Everything Sings: Making the Case for a New Cartography
Everything Sings: Making the Case for a New Cartography

What Ira Glass has to do with atlas antagonism, or what plotting carved pumpkins reveals about place.

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Ingrid Dabringer’s Map Paintings: Finding Whimsy in Geography
Ingrid Dabringer’s Map Paintings: Finding Whimsy in Geography

What Manhattan’s biceps have to do with Austrian ballet, bird migrations and flamenco.

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BBC’s The Beauty of Maps
BBC’s The Beauty of Maps

What cartographic creativity has to do with the limitations of copyright law.

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The Exposed City: A Brief History of Mapping the Urban Invisibles
The Exposed City: A Brief History of Mapping the Urban Invisibles

From Ptolemy to MIT, or what Edward Tufte has to do with Google Earth and the future of understanding cities.

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Ordering the Heavens: A Visual History of Mapping the Universe
Ordering the Heavens: A Visual History of Mapping the Universe

From Copernicus to Ancient Korea, or what the Chinese concept of change has to do with Aztec astrology.

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Railway Maps of the World
Railway Maps of the World

What the evolution of standardized time zones has to do with train travel in Zimbabwe.

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