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How to Lie with Maps
Author: Mark Monmonier,Foreword by H. J. De Blij

Cover: cover
Pages: 186
List Price: $15.00
Published by University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226534219


Originally published to wide acclaim, this lively, cleverly illustrated essay on the use and abuse of maps teaches us how to evaluate maps critically and promotes a healthy skepticism about these easy-to-manipulate models of reality. As Monmonier show, maps not only point the way and provide information, maps lie. In fact, they must.