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Mapping Europe's Borderlands: Russian Cartography in the Age of Empire
The simplest purpose of a map is a rational one: to educate, to solve a problem, to point someone in the right direction. Maps shape and communicate information, for the sake of improved orientation. But maps exist for states as well as individuals, and they need to be interpreted as expressions of power and knowledge, as Steven Seegel makes clear in his impressive and imp...more
Hardcover, 384 pages
Published April 15th 2012 by University Of Chicago Press
(first published January 1st 2011)
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