Folks/Guys/People:the links that follow take you to maps, pictures, and diagrams of various kinds that support some of the themes/issues explored in this class. Enjoy!
Course Visual Texts II: Maps/Pictures/Diagrams

NOTE: Not all the material on this page may be of relevance to this particular class. If the links don't work please let me know.


  • The Solar System (source)
  • The Milky Way (source) "Mauna Kea is an inactive volcano on Hawaii with heights of roughly 13,000 feet. With its high altitude, dry environment, and stable airflow, Mauna Kea’s summit is one of the best sites in the world for astronomical observation. This photo, shot by Andrew Hara using long exposure techniques, gives us an incredible view of the Milky Way." (Quote from source)
  • International Space Station (source) Space station on May 29, 2011 (viewed with the earth as the backdrop)

Class/Classism (The super rich versus the rest of us)

Columbian Exchange
  • Graphic 1 (source)  (examples of items in the Columbian Exchange)  NOTE: You must also read this article available here.


  • Chinese Funerary Complex: A 2000-year old mausoleum of the First Chinese Emperor, Qin Shi Huang--A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Political Geography


Slide Images

U.B. Campus

World Economy