Monthly Archives: December 2023

Map Duo Presentation – William Guy and Michael Zhang

North Korea Prison Camp Maps Our presentation delved into the intricate system of prison camps in North Korea consisting of Kwan-li-so camps (political prisoners), labor reeducation camps, and regional and labor training camps. Since 2004, an estimated 400,000 inmates housed … Continue reading

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Map of the Week: Unraveling the Borders of Israel and Palestine Through Time

Borders. No two nations have had more issues with this word and what it represents over the past century than Israel and Palestine. The brief history of these nations has been marked by constant conflict between one another, primarily over … Continue reading

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Map Duo Presentation – Carter House and Ryan Soulis

North Korean Prison Camp Maps (Google Earth) These maps display the precise locations of North Korean prison camps as well as zoomed in images of them in great resolution via satellite imagery with Google Earth. The set of maps shows … Continue reading

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Map Duo presentation by Peter and Yaozhuo

The map above is the second map in series. A Cold War is a state of conflict between nations that does not involve direct military action but is pursued primarily through economic and political actions, propaganda, acts of espionage, or … Continue reading

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Yaozhuo Sun — Map of the Week: City Maps That Orient You Better Than Google Can

As a member of Generation Z, our inclination to rely on navigation tools like Google Maps and other satellite-based apps is ingrained in our travel habits. When we get to a new city, we use Google Maps on our phones … Continue reading

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Map Duo presentation by Tommy Cahill and Will Anar

    2009 Failed States Index Map by Foreign Policy Magazine Tommy Cahill December 6, 2023 The 2009 Failed States Index by Foreign Policy Magazine is a Mercator Map projection of the world that organizes different countries on whether or not … Continue reading

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Luca Tenuto- Map of The Week

For much more than a century, Major League Baseball (MLB) has been an integral part of American sports culture. The league began in the 1860s with just eight clubs and has since expanded to become a flourishing national organization. This … Continue reading

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Map Duo Presentation: Gordon and Owen – Henry Cabot Lodge’s Maps and Security Council Speech

  In the late 1950s and 1960s, America and the Soviet Union were at the height of the Cold War. Both countries were attempting to prevent the spread of the ideology of the other, and both were actively participating in … Continue reading

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World Map of Stereotypes

            Spear Chuckers, Blood Suckers, Yankeeland and Absurdistan. No, those aren’t lazy steampunk terms, they’re moderately offensive country names in Martin Vargic’s World Map of Stereotypes. Vargic’s map is an incredibly detailed atlas of all sorts of crude -and funny- … Continue reading

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Map Duo Presentation by Grace and Matthew – Nuclear War Atlas

The Nuclear War Atlas is a compilation of 28 maps put together by geographer William Bunge in 1982. These maps were presented on a double-sided 20 by 34-inch poster that could fold into a 5 by 8-inch card. This atlas … Continue reading

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