Prof. Monmonier: Maps, Technology, and Social Change

Mark Monmonier’s work on maps and map-making are the subject of a special review written by British media scholar Rob Walker in the March 2011 journal Visual Studies. The article, “The Lie of the Land: Mark Monmonier on Maps, Technology, and Social Change,” points to Monmonier’s consistent message that “maps change in their intent and purpose and that they necessarily (and often intentionally) frame and distort the world.

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