PETERS EQUAL AREA WALL MAP

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Does the Peters projection promote social justice while other, more traditional classroom maps promote bias against Third World countries?

Yes, explain geographers in a famous episode of The West Wing, because traditional Mercator projections depict northern countries much bigger than they really are compared to southern land masses, and because people unconsciously associate size with importance and power. The Peters projection, by contrast, shows all areas according to their actual size—the world we really live in instead of a world that exaggerates the importance of the Northern Hemisphere. Available poster-style (24″h x 36″w with seven insets contrasting the accuracy and inaccuracy of various projections) and as a desk map (11″ x 17″ with the projections explained on the back).

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This title is part of the series: PETERS EQUAL AREA WALL MAP

Copyright

2015

Publisher

ODT