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New Expert Search for “places”

This is the first of a series of posts about new features in the site we launched last week. In the previous version of A Vision of Britain through Time, the Expert Search page just linked to various other pages … Continue reading

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SSHA Conference 2011

Humphrey Southall attended the 36th Annual meeting of the Social Science History Association, “Generation to Generation”, this year held in Boston, Massachusetts on 17th-20th November. He participated in various sessions including organizing the two Geographical Frameworks for World History sessions, … Continue reading


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New publication: On Historical Gazetteers

This article has just been published: Humphrey Southall, Ruth Mostern and Merrick Lex Berman, “On historical gazetteers”, International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing, Vol. 5 (2011), pages 127-145. It can be accessed online here, so long as you can … Continue reading

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Hundreds more places added

Another 650 or so “places” have just been added to A Vision of Britain. The majority are based on ecclesiastical parishes, and with the exception of the City of London parishes the only “unplaced” ecclesiastical parishes left are in Cheshire, … Continue reading

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