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How do we know what’s true in a map?

Our new digital exhibition, Bending Lines: Maps and Data from Distortion to Deception, looks at how maps and visual information construct the truth — or at least what the mapmaker wants you to believe is the truth.

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Peoples of the Pacific

Peoples of the Pacific

In a Rodgers and Hammerstein musical and a Covarrubias anthropological map, portrayals of ethnic diversity raise questions about images and stereotypes

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