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Title Many ways to see the world : a thirty-minute tour of world map images / producer, Ruth Abrams
Published [San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file, 30 min.)
Summary 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
Performer Introduction, Diane J. Johnson ; presenter, Bob Abramms
Event Originally produced by Media Education Foundation in 2005
Audience Grade 9+
Higher education
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
In Media Education Foundation Collection
Subject Cartography.
Cultural bias
Map projection.
Political science.
Politics, Practical.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Abramms, Bob.
Abrams, Ruth
Johnson, Diane J.
Kaiser, Ward L., 1923-
Wood, Denis.
Kanopy (Firm)
Other Titles Thirty-minute tour of world map images