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This book is mindblowingly cool. It begins with the thesis that knowledge (including that we call scientific) is really the processual assembly of local contingencies like geography, organizational ... Read full review
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About maps and their relationship to power. How all knowledge is created in a distinct space, whether it's a literal geographic space or someplace more like a laboratory, established to control ...
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