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dc.contributor.author Nemeth, Da en
dc.contributor.author Kaplan, Da en
dc.date.accessioned 2013-01-24T17:52:58Z en
dc.date.available 2013-01-24T17:52:58Z en
dc.date.issued 1999 en
dc.identifier.citation The California Geographer 39 : 65-69 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.2/2716 en
dc.description What might be the outcome of bending the traditional rules of cartography in favor of chance? Our answer is "something Dada." What does chance have to do with cartography and Dada? Taking the last first, Dada is a recent expression of the ancient absurdist spirit of relativism which, as an antidote to rationalism, is as old as Alley Oop and Protagoras. As a protest movement against the excesses of a rational society, Dada mushroomed briefly in the immediate aftermath of the First World War. It arose among French and German intellectuals out of their sheer moral exhaustion and nausea over that War. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher California Geographical Society en
dc.subject Absurd (Philosophy) en
dc.subject Cartography--United States. en
dc.subject Dadaism--United States. en
dc.subject Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900--Influence. en
dc.title Absurdist cartography: the dada millennium map of the United States en
dc.type Article en


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