Dr. Cary Karacas, Associate Professor of Political Science and Global Affairs at the College of Staten Island (CSI) and co-editor of Cartographic Japan was recently featured on the Los Angeles Review of Books (LARB) web site.

The review notes that his book proceeds to demonstrate that, “maps have widely inspired, challenged, and directed Japanese movement and imagination since at least the 16th century. This volume tackles various intriguing questions raised by early modern, modern, and contemporary attempts to render three-dimensional space into (mainly) two-dimensional artifacts.”

Read the full book review on the LARB web site.