PM 027

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COLLECTION NR.: 

PM027 – BOOK

SORT:

English language

TYPE:

book

ORIGIN:

James C. Scott, Seeing Like a State: How Certain Schemes to Improve the Human Condition Have Failed (London: Yale University Press, 2008)

FILE:

CONTEXT OF PM :

Political science and anthropology 

RELATION TO CARTOPOLOGY:

The book talks about the town Bruges and the impact of mapmaking on the city’s development. When are maps valuable? And the book also talks about the tragedy of scientific forests.