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3.90  ·  Rating details ·  111 ratings  ·  10 reviews
The Atlas of Prejudice is a continuation of the highly successful Mapping Stereotypes project by visual artist Yanko Tsvetkov. Started in January 2009, the project soon became a viral online sensation. It was gradually expanded to contain more than 40 stereotype maps, which the author describes as cartographic caricatures ridiculing the worst excesses of human bigotry and ...more
Paperback, 1, 74 pages
Published August 11th 2013 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform (first published February 19th 2013)
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Claire  Admiral
★★★☆☆ 3 stars
Diego González
Continuación en papel del proyecto web de un tipo búlgaro que vive en Valencia y al que se ocurrió poner sobre el mapa una de esas citas atribuidas falsamente a Churchill o Schopenhauer, que venía a decir algo como "Todos los países dicen cosas horribles de los demás países, y lo cierto es que todos tienen razón".

Así, los mapas de Tsvetkov nos descubren "El mundo según los EE.UU.", "Europa según los italianos" y dos docenas de atlas de los prejuicios y los estereotipos más. Acompañan a los mapa
Matteo Botto
Mar 04, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Conoscere gli stereotipi degli altri per capire quanto siano stupidi i nostri.
Ecco perché si dovrebbe leggere questo libro (facendosi delle belle risate).
Jun 20, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: non-fiction
First of, apologies for this harsh review (in comparison to most others).
I liked the book, but felt that it was overall quite repetitive. It's like the author, after making a buzz with his first map, tried really hard to come up with new ideas in order to publish a book – of which I don't see the added value.
Nevertheless I liked the concept and the texts were interesting, hence my "it was ok" rating.
Oct 18, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: misc
I've wanted it for such a long time and in the end that was it's downfall - a lot of it had lost it's relevance now and the jokes were meh. I enjoyed the accompanying texts a lot more than the maps which was definitely unexpected but a welcome surprise and lifted the rating I gave it. ...more
May 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Very funny and instructive, I had a good time reading it! It's also a great book to leave on your coffee table as a conversation starter ...more
Jan 26, 2018 rated it it was ok
Almost worth reading. It is somewhat entertaining. You can find it online for free by Googling.
Aug 12, 2018 rated it really liked it
"My ignorance is just as good as your knowledge." ...more
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Mar 05, 2018 rated it really liked it
Funny and informative. It is a window for observing people of different nationalities.
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Yanko Tsvetkov is a Bulgarian artist who lives in Spain, writes in English, and publishes books in Germany, France, Russia, Turkey, Italy, and China. He has visited several continents, passed through thick jungles, picnicked in scorching deserts, and booked a few taxis in busy metropolises. Today he leads a second life as a superhero that fights prejudice with his giant laser and his gorgeous cape ...more

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