By William Rankin
In After the Map, William Rankin argues that even though this shift didn't render conventional maps out of date, it did seriously change our adventure of geographic wisdom, from the God’s-eye view of the map to the embedded subjectivity of GPS. Likewise, older issues with geographic fact and objectivity were upstaged through a brand new emphasis on simplicity, reliability, and comfort. After the Map exhibits how this alteration in geographic viewpoint is finally a metamorphosis of the character of territory, either social and political.
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