Jerry Brotton

Premiere DateDec 28, 2015
Categories Media Talk
00:00 Intro
01:12 In Due Time Phox
01:36 The Hottest 2016 Travel Spots
08:26 Raspberry Seed Phox
10:16 A History of the World in 12 Maps Jerry Brotton
28:41 Send Off
28:58 Slow Motion Phox
32:25 Finish

DJ Jess

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Happy New Year!!! In honor of the holiday I’m giving you my predictions for the best travel destinations in 2016!!

Then we’re chatting with Jerry Brotton an English professor at the Queen Mary University of London, who is the author of a fantastic book called “A History of the World in 12 Maps.” Brotton explores the idea that maps, which are often thought to be completely objective creations, actually subjectively tell the stories of the people that create them, and also, the people they are created for.


(Estonia, Photo Courtesy of Flickr user Dennis Jarvis)

(Punta Cana, Photo Courtesy of Flickr user Ben Kucinski)

(Punta Cana, Photo Courtesy of Flickr user Ben Kucinski)

Jess Goulart began working at BTR in 2013 as an intern. Before leaving in 2016 she was also a staff writer, podcast host (Scotch & Cinema, Twenty-Something Traveler, Biology of the Blog), and Social Media…