H-Maps: H-Net Posts and Announcements Roundup (July 2021)

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Editor's note:  Below are selected H-Net posts and announcements from July 2021 that may be of interest to H-Maps subscribers.

 

H-Environment

Discussion published by T. Kurt Knoerl on Friday, July 30, 2021

New Digital Birch-bark Canoe Story Map Collaboration Project Involving 30 Museums

 

H-DC

Discussion published by Matthew Gilmore on Friday, July 9, 2021

TOC: Journal of Map and Geography Libraries 2021 (Full table of Contents at the link)

--a special issue devoted to the topic of provenance, entitled “That Map Belonged to Somebody: The Importance of Provenance to Map Librarians.”  Issue Editors: Ron Grim and Ryan Moore.

-- the final article provides a history of the Geography and Map Division’s 50-year Summer Project program
-- the issue includes a remembrance of Ed Redmond

 

H-SHEAR

Discussion published by Paul Chase on Monday, July 26, 2021

ToC for Early American Studies
Includes: Nathan Braccio, Map Scarcity in Early Colonial New England

 

Habsburg

TOC: Social Science History 45 (2) - Railways and European Integration 1850 to 2020

Discussion published by Christopher McKeen on Thursday, July 15, 2021

An offhand question by a colleague at Emory—is Atlanta plottable on your interwar housing map?—led me to expand my research to include the first federally funded housing projects in the US: Atlanta’s Techwood Homes (1936, for white families), and University Homes (1937, for Black families).

 

H-LATAM

BLOG: Navigating the Portal de Archivos Españoles by William Cohoon

Blog Post published by Gretchen Pierce on Sunday, July 11, 2021

--includes maps as items accessible through the PARES portal.

 

H-Ukraine

H-Ukraine "Spotlight" Interview with Christina Crawford

Discussion published by John Vsetecka on Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Dr. Christina E. Crawford is Assistant Professor of Modern and Contemporary Architecture in the Art History Department at Emory University and faculty of Emory’s Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies Program.
H-Maps readers may be most directly interested in her discussion of the methodology for a new project "that examines interwar exchanges of housing expertise between the US and Europe ("An offhand question by a colleague at Emory—is Atlanta plottable on your interwar housing map?—led me to expand my research ...)"

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