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The latest from H-SHEAR...

Final Release, Mapping Early American Elections (x-h-histbibl)

Our friends at H-HistBibl have pointed to the latest news from the Mapping Early American Elections project:

Dominique Daniel
Wednesday, May 22, 2019

In May 2019, the Mapping Early American Elections team "is making their final release of maps, data, and essays for this project." The project offers interactive maps and visualizations of Congressional elections from 1787 to 1825.

H-Net's New Open Access Journal: The Journal of Festive Studies, from H-Celebration

Dear readers:

H-Net is beginning a new phase of its mission to the humanities and social sciences by sponsoring and supporting Open Access peer-reviewed journals supported by our networks and related scholarly organizations.  Much credit goes to the journal editors, the H-Net home office staff, President Patrick Cox, our Vice Presidents for Research and Publications Robert Cassanello and Dominique Daniel, and especially to Dr. Yelena Kalinsky, H-Net's Associate Director for Research & Publications for shepherding this through its maiden voyage.