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Reading the text, walking the terrain, following the map: Do we see the same landscape?

Eide, Oyvind


Maps and texts are different media. Reading a text gives quite a different understanding of an unknown landscape from the one learned from reading a map. This paper will show in some detail how maps and verbal texts are different media, and how these differences have consequences not only for how things are said, but also for what can be said at all using these two media. In an interview at the farm Solem in August 1742, farmer Ole Nilsen said that ‘North of there, no peasant farms are found’...[Show more]

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