Cul-de-sacs, Caucasians, and the Kansas Garden CityListen now (21 min) | How a sci-fi novel, concentric circles, and racist real estate practices led to decades of segregation and sprawl in and around K…
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Spring 2021 Cartography Review Listen now (10 min) | A compilation of Interplace posts on the role mapmaking plays in the interaction of people and place
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Maps as Logos; Atlases that ImposeListen now (34 min) | Countries are branded with maps as their logos while national atlases sell their brand
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Winning Over the Windy City with WatercolorsListen now (23 min) | Shaping a crowded city of crime and pollution with a water soluble solution
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Boomtown MapsListen now (22 min) | A tip on a canoe leads to the rise of a Midwest metropolis as mapping goes social
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The U.S. Census: Mapping a Sense of UsListen now (28 min) | How a Swedish Zoologist and the birth of census 'big data' led to American racism at the hands of statisticians and geographers
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You Are What You MapListen now (17 min) | How triangles, topology, quadrangles, and cartography yield maps that can skew both messages and time.
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Make Your Own Survey in Under a DayListen now (16 min) | How Thomas Jefferson’s vision of mapped agrarian squares was realized by farmers dividing their own shares.
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Guns, God, and GoldListen now (18 min) | A quest for wealth leads to pain through the crafting of a cartesian plane as war breaks out across the Ohio plains
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Miami Priced, Ohio DicedListen now (18 min) | From war veteran cronies scheming a land grab at a bar in Boston to the banks of the Ohio River with the threat of angry native r…
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A Nation SquaredListen now (25 min) | How Thomas Jefferson's vision of a gridded nation squared with his desire for an interracial slave-free 'Continental America'.
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A Groma from Rome Finds a New Home Listen now (17 min) | How large scale precision cartography rose and fell with the Roman Empire, disappeared for centuries, and then re-emerged in the …
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