Legendary Lands: Umberto Eco on the Greatest Maps of Imaginary Places and Why They Appeal to Us – Brain Pickings

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***For the Map Nerds Among Us Series: Imaginary Places***

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          Map-making is the most important intellectual tool you can have. It is indeed a tool for all seasons: grounded in observation, imagination, and the making of connections. Today’s post is from Brain Pickings and introduces Umberto Eco’s wonderful compilation of maps of imaginary places. I have the book and absolutely refuse to part with it. Enjoy!

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Source: Legendary Lands: Umberto Eco on the Greatest Maps of Imaginary Places and Why They Appeal to Us – Brain Pickings

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Regina MJ Kyle is a former teacher, university professor, and dean. She recently established The Creative Apothecary as the successor to the Kyle Group through which she worked for 30 years. Her past work has focused on innovation and entrepreneurship in education, the arts, and community development. She is currently writing on a book on creativity in our lives and communities. Originally from Massachusetts, she has lived in England, Dallas, Washington DC, Louisville, Cambridge, and Boston.

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