Atlases of disease

9780199572922Matthew Smallman-Raynor and Andrew Cliff’s Atlas of Epidemic Britain: A Twentieth Century Picture is reviewed by Tom Koch. The atlas was published in 2012 by Oxford University Press.

A selection of hi-res illustrations and maps from Andreas Vesalius and Abraham Ortelius’ atlases, which are discussed in the review, can be viewed at the online exhibition ATLASES: Poetics, Politics and Performance.

A review of Koch’s 2011 book Disease Maps: Epidemics on the Ground is available here.

 

One Response to Atlases of disease

  1. stuartelden says:

    Reblogged this on Progressive Geographies and commented:

    Atlas of Epidemic Britain: A Twentieth Century Picture reviewed by Tom Koch at the Society and Space open site.

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