Maps Please

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More Maps, Please



What is up with maps in books and scholarly journals these days?  Especially in military history books?


Despite information technology that now makes this all rather easier than in the “old days” of typewriters, etc., it seems publishers simply do not want these or do not even want them when the author does.  “Too expensive” is often the reason.  I have personal experience with this in writing a chapter for a recent three volume set by a well respected publisher.   The editors agreed with me at a pre-publication meeting that