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Soren Bitsch C 51m
Aarhus City Archives reaching a 95 % correct rate on machine-reading 1900-1940 handwritten docs by
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Chambi Chachage Jul 16
A Capitalizing City:Dar Es Salaam and the Emergence of an Entrepreneurial Elite(C.1862-2015)-Chambi Chachage,PhD Dissertation
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Pinoytapsilog Oct 4
A rare photo showing how they advertised a Hollywood movie during the American Colonial Period in the Philippines. The black-and-white film, "The Invisible Ray," was released by Universal Pictures in 1936.
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Aparna Kapadia Aug 8
Every once in a while, an archival document imprints itself on one’s memory and conscience. Historian Preeti Chopra writes about two conflicting attitudes to time and infrastructure in colonial Bombay.⁦⁩ ⁦
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Atlanta Studies Jan 24
From the Merchandise Mart to the Regency Hyatt House and then the larger Peachtree Center complex, John Portman transformed downtown Atlanta during the 1960s and 1970s creating a "city within the city." But to whose benefit?
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BarbaraSamuels Jan 16
Why we need to know our per : If you know how your n'hood came to be segregated ----that it was created, not natural --- encourages you to think about ways it could be reshaped or evolve again in a more just direction.
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Faith in the Town Apr 2
NEW Record of the Week! Want to know what the 'Halifax Convivial Society' was, and why it matters? reveals all
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Royal Historical Society Mar 8
For the commute home... Read the latest post on our (new-look!) blog: Marcus Colla, PhD student at , and winner of the 2018 RHS Alexander Prize, looks at the contested past of Berlin's urban landscape. .
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Prof. Suddler 10h
The way my students’ faces lit up when they learned the prompt for their second essay in included texts by and made my day!
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Brian McCammack Jul 26
Excited my book is now just $24.95 — way more affordable to assign students of this upcoming academic year. Also suitable as a doorstop, coaster, and paperweight.
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Tracey Logan Dec 6
‘The past ... remains an important resource for transport alternatives in the future.’ New authoritative analysis by Prof recalls a century of transport innovation and its social consequences.
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Dr. Elizabeth Petcu Mar 7
On point: props to , Nick Mols, and other students for co-creating this scan of Edinburgh Old Town this week, and thanks to for hosting our chat on the poetics and pitfalls of the point cloud as a tool of .
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FreedomoftheStreets Oct 1
Hey historians working on cities/gender/space! The deadline for our panels at the European Association of Urban History is getting real close (this Friday!)
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Mark Souther Mar 11
Since today the stars aligned (again) and I *actually found* the page to access Census of Population and Housing for all years, including tract-level reports, here's the link: . You're welcome. 🤯
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Joe Curran Sep 30
V. pleased that my article 'Charity, Finance, and Legitimacy: Exploring Stateless-Capital Status in Early Nineteenth-Century Dublin and Edinburgh' has been published in the Journal of Urban History thanks to everyone that helped me!!
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Faith in the Town Jul 23
Calling with interests in in the eighteenth century! Our first (and very exciting) Faith in the Town workshop is on 17 January 2020. For more information visit our project website:
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New Books Network 📚 Sep 26
Structured like a dictionary of sorts, A FIELD GUIDE to the STREET NAMES of CENTRAL CAIRO () uses street names to reconstruct an of 's city center. discusses the project with Lesley Lababidi and Humphrey Davies ⤵️
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Will Tchakirides Dec 11
Last min request: Any criminal justice historians/scholars want to present at Remaking Political History Conference at Purdue in June? Panel's on "Politics of Criminal Justice Reform in the Long 1970s"
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Shane Ewen Oct 7
Take time to look around you when walking the city, whatever you're doing, being sure to skilfully avoid the dog turd. There are small delights on almost every corner
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Cynthia Sep 3
So happy to see my dear friend featured in the Urban History Association blog! I had the pleasure of assisting in some of the KC film research and excited to see the next life of the local film industry story.
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