political cartography

A Victorian Teenager Created These Comical Maps of Different European Countries

Caitlin Dempsey

In the 1860s, a young girl decided to amuse her sick brother by creating maps of various European countries.  

A border dispute between Georgia and Russia on Google Maps. Source: Soeller et al., 2016.

MapWatch: Tracking Political Cartography

Elizabeth Borneman

Researchers from Northeastern University have created a database called MapWatch which shows how maps and borders change based on geography.