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In After the Map, William Rankin argues that even if this shift didn't render conventional maps out of date, it did seriously change our event of geographic wisdom, from the God’s-eye view of the map to the embedded subjectivity of GPS. Likewise, older issues with geographic fact and objectivity were upstaged by way of a brand new emphasis on simplicity, reliability, and comfort. After the Map indicates how this transformation in geographic viewpoint is finally 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