Cover image
Normal view MARC view ISBD view

How to lie with maps /

by Monmonier, Mark S.
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c1996Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xiii, 207 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 22 cm.ISBN: 0226534200 (cloth : alk. paper); 9780226534206 (cloth : alk. paper); 0226534219 (paper : alk. paper); 9780226534213 (paper : alk. paper).Subject(s): Cartography | Deception
Contents:
Introduction -- Elements of the map -- Map generalization: little white lies and lots of them -- Blunders that mislead -- Maps that advertise -- Development maps (or, How to seduce the town board) -- Maps for political propaganda -- Maps, defense, and disinformation: fool thine enemy -- Large-scale mapping, culture, and the national interest -- Data maps: making nonsense of the census -- Color: attraction and distraction -- Multimedia, experiential maps, and graphic scripts -- Epilogue -- Appendix: Latitude and longitude.
Item type Location Call number Copy Status Date due
BOOK BOOK Foothills Lab G108.7 .M66 1996 (Browse shelf) 1 Available

Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-198) and index.

Introduction -- Elements of the map -- Map generalization: little white lies and lots of them -- Blunders that mislead -- Maps that advertise -- Development maps (or, How to seduce the town board) -- Maps for political propaganda -- Maps, defense, and disinformation: fool thine enemy -- Large-scale mapping, culture, and the national interest -- Data maps: making nonsense of the census -- Color: attraction and distraction -- Multimedia, experiential maps, and graphic scripts -- Epilogue -- Appendix: Latitude and longitude.

Other editions of this work

How to lie with maps / by Monmonier, Mark S. ©1996

University of Chicago Press, (Chicago :) xiii, 207 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 22 cm.

Any questions? Ask a Librarian.

Not finding what you are looking for? Request-It - InterLibrary Loan.

Languages: