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Why maps are made
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Gould, P. and White, R. (1974) Mental Maps, Harmondsworth, Penguin.
Knox, P. and Agnew, J. (1989) The Geography of the World Economy, London, Edward Arnold.
Further reading
Smith, R. (1997) Simple Map Reading, Edinburgh, HMSO. This is a short handbook on the techniques of map reading, explained in a straightforward way.
Massey, D. (1995) ‘Imagining the world’, in Massey, D. and Allen, J. (eds) Geographical Worlds, Oxford, Oxford University Press in association with The Open University. This chapter in Volume 1 of the Open University course, D215 The Shape of the World provides a fuller discussion of the issues raised in this study skills supplement.