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By Daniel Birkholz

whereas a tradition can have a dominant manner of "mapping," its geography is usually plural, and there's constantly festival between conceptions of house. starting with this knowing, this publication strains the map's early improvement into a logo of the kingdom, and charts the social and cultural implications of this phenomenon. This booklet chronicles the categorical applied sciences, either fabric and epistemological, in which the map indicates itself able to gaining access to, organizing, and reorienting a major diversity of information.

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