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Maps mark borders, and yet always lies

  • I Made Andi Arsana

Yogyakarta | Mon, November 22 2010 | 09:26 am

PREMIUM In the early 1990s, Goenawan Mohamad wrote that God might not agree on one single map that men had created.Maps continually change, especially when it comes to borders. New lines are needed to mark the emergence of new autonomous entities, while some other lines disappear because of the fusion of two or more territories.Most of the time, border lines separating two entities (countries, provinces, ...