HIS440H1: Maps and History



Examines the use of maps through the ages to depict spatial relationships and political, social, or cultural authority. Explores the visual display of quantitative information, the evolution of historical atlases, and cartographic crime. Such topics as Lebensraum and gerrymandering illustrate how maps can distort historical processes and communal relationships.

Distribution Requirements
Breadth Requirements
Society and its Institutions (3)
Mode of Delivery
In Class