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

producer, Ruth Abrams
Format
Video; Streaming Video; Online
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.
Performers
Introduction, Diane J. Johnson ; presenter, Bob Abramms.
Release Date
2005
Language
English
Rating
Grade 9+
Higher education
Variant Title
Thirty-minute tour of world map images
Published
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.
Recording Info
Originally produced by Media Education Foundation in 2005.
Publisher no.
1081563 Kanopy
Description
1 online resource (1 video file, 30 min.)
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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