By William Rankin
In After the Map, William Rankin argues that even if this shift didn't render conventional maps out of date, it did seriously change our adventure of geographic wisdom, from the God’s-eye view of the map to the embedded subjectivity of GPS.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 via a brand new emphasis on simplicity, reliability, and comfort. After the Map indicates how this alteration in geographic viewpoint is eventually 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