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Everything Sings: Maps For A Narrative Atlas

Several posts at other blogs over the past week about cartographer/artist Denis Wood’s upcoming book Everything Sings: Maps For A Narrative Atlas; see Making Maps and The Map Room for examples. This looks like a unique depiction of aspects of a community not captured by normal maps, sort of a true geography of neighborhood. Showed this to a friend who’s interested in maps as way of framing the distinguishing aspects of a community, and she pronounced it, “Great Stuff!”. Exploring outward from the blog posts, I found direct links to a number of sites of interest, either directly or tangentially related to the book:

  • An earlier post on Making Maps on earlier versions of these maps, including PDF links to some of them, like this oft-seen one of jack-o-lanterns on Halloween:


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