Martin W. Lewis is Associate Research Professor of Geography, Duke University, and author of Wagering the Land: Ritual, Capital, and Environmental Degradation in the Cordillera of Northern Luzon, 1900-1986 (California, 1992) and Green Delusions: An Environmentalist Critique of Radical Environmentalism (1994). Karen E. Wigen is Associate Professor of History, Duke University, and author of The Making of a Japanese Periphery, 1750-1920 (California, 1995).
"The very fact that their work stimulates such questions is a
tribute to the authors. In The Myth of Continents, Lewis and
Wigen have written an entertaining and informative account of the
way our maps show us the world that we want to see." * New York
"A solid and useful contribution." * Journal of World History *