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History and Geography: Global Cartography and Visual Studies of Science
Winter 2023
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: ENVS 399Z, SISP 399Z, CEAS 214Z

Maps are part of a broader family of value-laden images. This is a research seminar about the global history of cartography from the 1490s to the recent past. You will study maps from the early modern and modern world, and examine how maps were used as instruments of political power, shaped the imagination of peoples around the world, and inspired new ways to imagine our self-identity.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS HIST
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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