Maps and Nationhood on CBC Radio

"Seeing a map of England made one English in a new way." (CBC website)

An upcoming episode of CBC Radio's, Ideas, will include Dr. Lesley Cormack discussing the role of maps in the formation of early-modern national identity. Dr. Cormack is author of Charting an Empire: Geography at the English Universities, 1580-1620 and, recently, rebuts the notion "That Medieval Christians Taught That the Earth was Flat" in Galileo goes to Jail and Other Myths about Science and Religion. (Harvard UP, 2009) She will speak with series host, David Cayley, during Episode Three ("Forms of Nationhood") of the fourteen-part The Origins of the Modern Public series.

Update: Podcasts of Episodes 1-14 available here, as they air.