They Would Not Take Me There:

People, Places, and Stories from

Champlain's Travels in Canada,


Co-authored with Michael Hermann

4-color, 2-sided (French and English)
34" x 58"

Commissioned by the Canadian-American Center at the University of Maine, in response to the anniversary of the founding of Quebec City.


You can purchase this map directly from the

Canadian-American Center.



M. Pearce. "Not Unmappable: Expressing Indigenous Geographies with Cartographic Language." In U. Dieckmann et al., eds., Mapping the Unmappable? Transcript Verlag, 2021.


M. Pearce and M. Hermann. 2010. "Mapping Champlain’s Travels: Restorative Techniques for Historical Cartography." Cartographica 45(1):33–48. 



Contested American Identities. Watson Gallery, University of Kansas, Feb 19–Sept 4, 2015.


Map: Exploring the World | ed. by John Hessler. NY: Phaidon Press, 2016.

Rethinking the Power of Maps | Denis Wood. NY: Guilford Press, 2010.