By Catherine Tatiana Dunlop
Turning to a formerly undiscovered archive of well known maps, Cartophilia finds Alsace-Lorraine’s vigorous international of citizen mapmakers that integrated linguists, ethnographers, schoolteachers, hikers, and monks. jointly, this clean workforce of mapmakers invented new genres of maps that framed French and German territory in unique methods via experimental surveying suggestions, orientations, scales, colours, and iconography. In targeting the ability of “bottom-up” maps to remodel smooth ecu identities, Cartophilia argues that the historical past of cartography needs to extend past the learn of elite maps and shift its emphasis to the democratization of cartography within the smooth world.
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