Mapping, Society, and Technology
by Steven Manson
Publisher: University of Minnesota 2017
Number of pages: 194
Learn how to read, use, and create maps and along the way explore how maps reflect the relationship between society and technology. Mapping is an essential form of scientific and artistic inquiry as well as a trillion dollar business. People, companies, and governments use and misuse maps and map technology to tell stories, save lives, rig elections, and spy on you.
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