“Geography, sir, is ruinous in its effects on the lower classes. Reading, writing, and arithmetic are comparatively safe, but geography invariably leads to revolution.”
(1879 testimony before a Select Committee of the House of Commons, London, England, regarding expenditures of the London School Board)
Sunday, February 13, 2011
A Mapped Timeline of Egypt's Revolution in Tahrir Square
This is a very nice series of semi-animated maps, depicting the 18 days of events in Tahrir Square in Cairo, the epicenter of antigovernment protests, in case you missed the day-to-day map coverage in the New York Times.