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On an Infrastructure for Historical Spatial Analysis

Why should historians be interested in looking at space through the geographer's lens?  A  tool such as GIS helps the historian see what was not apparent before. It enables the use of large quantities of data, the visualization and measurement of the spatial patterns in that data, the tracking of change over time, and the correlation of those patterns with information from different domains

Publication Date  October, 2012
Author(s)  Peter K. Bol
American Historical Association