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Constructing a Vision of Britain through Time: Integrating old maps, census reports, travel writing, and much else, into an online historical atlas

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Constructing a Vision of Britain through Time : Integrating old maps, census reports, travel writing, and much else, into an online historical atlas. / Southall, Humphrey.

Historical Atlas: Its concepts and methodologies. ed. / Peter Bol. Seoul : Northeast Asian Historical Foundation, 2016. p. 133-151.

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Harvard

Southall, H 2016, Constructing a Vision of Britain through Time: Integrating old maps, census reports, travel writing, and much else, into an online historical atlas. in P Bol (ed.), Historical Atlas: Its concepts and methodologies. Northeast Asian Historical Foundation, Seoul, pp. 133-151.

APA

Southall, H. (2016). Constructing a Vision of Britain through Time: Integrating old maps, census reports, travel writing, and much else, into an online historical atlas. In P. Bol (Ed.), Historical Atlas: Its concepts and methodologies (pp. 133-151). Seoul: Northeast Asian Historical Foundation.

Vancouver

Southall H. Constructing a Vision of Britain through Time: Integrating old maps, census reports, travel writing, and much else, into an online historical atlas. In Bol P, editor, Historical Atlas: Its concepts and methodologies. Seoul: Northeast Asian Historical Foundation. 2016. p. 133-151

Author

Southall, Humphrey. / Constructing a Vision of Britain through Time : Integrating old maps, census reports, travel writing, and much else, into an online historical atlas. Historical Atlas: Its concepts and methodologies. editor / Peter Bol. Seoul : Northeast Asian Historical Foundation, 2016. pp. 133-151

Bibtex

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