Publication Global Solidarity This Is Not an Atlas

A Global Collection of Counter-Cartographies



September 2018

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This Is Not an Atlas gathers more than 40 counter-cartographies from all over the world. This collection shows how maps are created and transformed as a part of political struggle, for critical research or in art and education: from indigenous territories in the Amazon to the anti-eviction movement in San Francisco; from defending commons in Mexico to mapping refugee camps with balloons in Lebanon; from slums in Nairobi to squats in Berlin; from supporting communities in the Philippines to reporting sexual harassment in Cairo. This Is Not an Atlas seeks to inspire, to document the underrepresented, and to be a useful companion when becoming a counter-cartographer yourself.

A PDF version of the book can be downloaded for free here. The printed book can be ordered from transcript-Verlag:

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This Is Not an Atlas  

A Global Collection of Counter-Cartographies

2018-09-26, 352 Seiten 

ISBN: 978-3-8376-4519-4

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