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Lecture26 - Monmoniers Eleven Rules for polishing the...

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1 Geography 12: Maps and Spatial Reasoning Lecture 26: How to Lie with Maps Professor Keith Clarke The Source Maps that promote Promotion using maps
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2 Promoting settlement Promotion: Dubai Canadian Pacific Railway promotional map (1881) (Library and Archives Canada, NMC 11868) Maps that claim
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3 Kashmir Turkey? (2009 Educational map) Falkland Islands Antarctica
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4 Maps with a viewpoint Choropleth classifiation The Peters controversy
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5 Gerrymandering NC Congressional District 12 - 1992 Wartime propaganda World War One: French Halford Mackinder (1861-1947)
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6 Pre-World War Two Nazi Pre-WWII Maps of the Cold War
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7 Cold war Cartography "Antwerp." In Life , 26 January 1953. p.27. "Troubled Trieste." In Time , 3 August 1953. p.28. © 1953 Time Inc. Where is the bias now?
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8 Think local
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Unformatted text preview: Monmoniers Eleven Rules for polishing the cartographic image Be shrewdly selective Frame strategically Accentuate the positive If caught, have a story ready Minimize the negative Dazzle with detail Persuade with pap Distract with aerial photographs and historical maps Generalize creatively Enchant with elegance When all else fails, try bribery Cartographic ethics Producer vs. consumer responsibility Editing and error catching Cartographic traps Best available data All maps contain uncertainty but hold power All map design decisions are partly subjective A map is a set of errors that have been agreed upon...
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This note was uploaded on 12/27/2011 for the course GEOG 12 taught by Professor Gautier during the Fall '08 term at UCSB.

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