Peter Green: The history of cartography, 21 February 2002
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Allen Lane, 182 pp., £12.99, October 2001, 0 7139 9509 2Show More
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“... thoughts of domination and power – even, strangely, of ‘lust for material possessions’ (Denis Cosgrove) – as of metaphysics, religion or poetry. Once again, I suspect, Braudel has exerted a silent influence, like the pull of magnetic North, on the terms of contemporary discourse. On the other hand he would argue that we must always bear in ...”