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BKLYN – DUMBO – WMB

Originally posted on emma johnson:
Fascinating stuff with maps … emma johnson View original post

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The Stone Book Quartet

Originally posted on The Museum of Thin Objects:
I’ve come by a circuitous route to Alan Garner. His books weren’t a part of my childhood or adolescent reading and though I’ve had a 1970’s (?) copy of The Stone Book…

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Making Art From Maps

Originally posted on emma johnson:
Making Art From Maps by Jill K. Berry I am very proud to have my work featured in this beautiful new book by Jill K. Berry. available from all good bookstores now 🙂

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Acadia at the Beginning of the 18th Century

Originally posted on All About Canadian History:
Cartography Series: Because who doesn’t love looking at old maps? This blog series looks at the cartographic development of Canada. Carte De L’Acadie Contenant by Jean-Baptiste-Louis Franquelin (1702). [Source] Please click on the image…

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100 years ago today – Antonio Gramsci, ‘I Hate New Year’s Day’

Originally posted on Progressive Geographies:
I shared this a year ago, but since it was 100 years ago today… here is the translation of Antonio Gramsci, ‘I Hate New Year’s Day’, again. This text was first pub­lished in Avanti!, Turin edi­tion,…

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Christmas Trilogy 2015 Part 3: Roll out the barrel.

Originally posted on The Renaissance Mathematicus:
The village master taught his little school The village all declared how much he knew, ‘Twas certain he could write, and cipher too; Lands he could measure, times and tides presage, And e’en the…

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Book Review: On Silbury Hill by Adam Thorpe

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Originally posted on The Museum of Thin Objects:
Thorpe, A. (2014) On Silbury Hill Little Toller Books ISBN 978 1 908213 24 2 All impressive detective-work and field research aside, On Silbury Hill is a fine stand-alone memoir. But it’s more…

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