Many Ways to See the World
A Thirty-minute Tour of World Map ImagesStreaming Video - 2014
Based on the popular and provocative book, Seeing Through Maps, this program provides a fascinating 30-minute exploration into the minds of twelve mapmakers and how their unique backgrounds, philosophies, values, and politics led each to select a particular mathematical formula to create their maps. Learn about the impact those world images have had on us, consciously and unconsciously. An invaluable resource for classes dealing with issues of cultural bias and ethnocentrism.
Publisher: [San Francisco, California, USA] :, Kanopy Streaming,, 2014
Characteristics: video file,MPEG-4,Flash digital 1 online resource (1 video file, 30 min.)
Alternative Title: Thirty-minute tour of world map images