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Many Ways to See the World:
A Thirty-minute Tour of World Map Images

Bob Abramms; Ruth, Abrams; Diane J Johnson; Ward L. Kaiser 1923-; Denis Wood
Northampton, Mass. : Media Education Foundation 2005

(30 min., 2005, CC, UM Duluth Library Multimedia - DVD GA105.3 .M35 2006)

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Maps Of America That Will Make You See Things Differently -- OceanDraw (16 November 2020)

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"Presents a fascinating exploration into the minds of twelve mapmakers. Discover 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."

"Special features: Includes over 70 PowerPoint images with links to map resources; preview: Arno Peters: Radical map, remarkable man; radio interviews; book excerpts; and more."

Based on the book: Seeing through Maps / Denis Wood, Ward Kaiser, and Bob Abramms.

Credits: Cartographic editorial guidance, Denis Wood ; camera, Ruth Abrams ; editor, Jamie Traynor.

Performer(s): Introduction, Diane J. Johnson ; presenter, Bob Abramms.

Publisher Amherst, MA : ODT, Inc.

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