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  1. Atlas of Prejudice: Mapping Stereotypes, Vol. 1
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  2. Atlas of Prejudice: Mapping Stereotypes, Vol. 1

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The Atlas of Prejudice is a continuation of the highly successful Mapping Stereotypes project by visual artist Yanko Tsvetkov. Started in January 2009, the project soon became a viral online sensation. It was gradually expanded to contain more than 40 stereotype maps, which the author describes as cartographic caricatures ridiculing the worst excesses of human bigotry and narrow-mindedness.

The essays that accompany them narrate the story of the project and contemplate humanity’s affair with prejudice since the dawn of civilization. They offer an even deeper but equally hilarious perspective on our inherent tendency to randomly blame people simply because someone convinced us that they ate our breakfast.

According to this book, the first domesticated animal was not the dog, but the scapegoat. The razor-sharp irony of the author will guide you through the delusions of the ancient civilizations of Greece and China, reveal the stupefying amalgam of superstition and paranoia of the Middle Ages and it will leave you begging for more with a grotesquely hilarious prediction about the future of Europe.

Satire and cartography rarely come in a single package but in the Atlas of Prejudice they successfully blend to produce a book that is shockingly funny and disturbingly thought-provoking all at the same time.

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Yanko Tsvetkov
Binding
Paperback
EAN
9781491297100
Edition
1
ISBN
1491297107
Label
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Manufacturer
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
MPN
colour illustrations
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
74
PartNumber
colour illustrations
PublicationDate
2013-08-11
Publisher
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Studio
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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