- Bonnell and Fortin, Historical GIS in Canada (PDF chapter to be circulated)
- Edward Tufte, “The Fundamental Principles of Analytical Design,” Beautiful Evidence (2006)
Blog (no seminar, just suggested readings)
- Susan Schulten, Mapping the nation [electronic resource]: history and cartography in nineteenth-century America, (Chapters 3 and 4, pp. 79-156) and her website: “11 Of The Most Influential Infographics Of The 19th Century“
- Stephen Robertson, “Putting Harlem on the Map,” Writing History in a Digital Age (Spring 2012)
- John Corbett, “Charles Joseph Minard: Mapping Napoleon’s March, 1861,” Center for Spatially Integrated Social Science (2001)
And some provocative maps from the more recent past:
- Max Fisher, “40 maps that explain the world” Washington Post, 12 August 2013.
- Frank Jacobs and Benji Lanyado, “If You Thought Apple’s Maps Were Weird, Look at These,” Guardian, 21 September 2012.
Play (ArcGIS lab)