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What information does it organize? Courtesy of: en.wikipedia.org
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How other people envision it … Courtesy of: neatorama.com
Courtesy of: worldpress.org If a globe, why Europe in the center?
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What does a map really depict?
A map is a piece of visual rhetoric, depicting a “place” at a particular point in time but that has been intentionally reduced in size, and its contents have been selectively distilled. - David T. Stephens, “Making Sense of Maps,” courtesy of HistoryMatters.gmu.edu
Can it tell a story? Courtesy of: strangemaps. wordpress. com
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