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Historypin Great, you've started a collection - now it needs some pins. Great, you've created a tour - now it needs some pins. You can choose from exisiting pins on Historypin. Mapping a Nation: Japan’s Most Famous Cartographer, Inō Tadataka Inō Tadataka was 55 years old when he set out to methodically survey the entire coastline of Japan, a task he would spend the next 17 years of his life completing. A Monumental Undertaking During the latter part of the Edo period (1603–1868), geographical surveyor Inō Tadataka (1745–1818) set to work charting the coastline of Japan, a mammoth undertaking that consumed the last decades of his life. Inō would die at the age of 73, before seeing his life’s work completed in the form of a map of the nation based on his survey activities.

“Middle ages picture book” in Usborne Quicklinks How to buy this book This book is not currently available. Quicklinks Click on the links to visit the recommended websites. Important! Teaching With Historical Newspapers - An LOC Webinar Recording There are two sites that often refer people to when I'm asked about locating copies of old newspapers. The first is the Google Newspaper Archive. The second is the Chronicling America collection from the Library of Congress. The Chronicling America collection contains more than 2,600 digitized copies of newspapers printed in the United States between 1789 and 1963. You can search through the collection according to date, state in which the newspaper was published, and keyword. The Library of Congress hosted an online conference for teachers in the fall of 2016.

City Street Orientations around the World - Geoff Boeing This post is adapted from this research paper that you can read/cite for more info. It analyzes and visualizes 100 cities around the world. Vote for this project in the 2018 Information Is Beautiful Awards!

Interactive timelines: Comparing the reigns of Victoria and Elizabeth We've sent an email with instructions to create a new password. Your existing password has not been changed. We'll send you a link to create a new password. {* #forgotPasswordForm *} {* traditionalSignIn_emailAddress *} {* backButton *} {* forgotPassword_sendButton *} Capucine Gros Exhibits ‘Implicit Borders: A Cartography of Free Will’ – WWD “I’ve always been quite obsessed with maps,” says artist Capucine Gros on a sunny afternoon from Catinca Tabacaru Gallery in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, where she was putting the finishing touches on her solo show “Implicit Borders: A Cartography of Free Will.” Gros grew up between Switzerland, France and China before landing in New York, where she currently resides. “Traveling always feels like putting pieces of a puzzle together and also just the concept of nationality itself,” she continues, speaking with a hard-to-place accent.

Arms & Armor of the Medieval Knight: An Illustrated History of Weaponry in the Middle Ages David Edge & John Miles Paddock (Вооружение и доспехи средневековых рыцарей)Книга рассказывает об эволюции вооружения и доспехов средневековых рыцарей с момента зарождения рыцарства до его заката.Издание содержит большое количество прекрасных цветных и ч/б фотографий средневековых скульптур, иллюстраций из рукописей, картин и подлинных предметов.A well-organized examination of the evolution of arms used by knights through the Middle Ages Includes numerous photos, a glossary, and appendices on armor construction.Beginning with the origins of knighthood and covering the armor and weapons used in each century in detail from the 11th through the 16th, Arms & Armor is packed with wonderful photos of surviving examples of armament as well as arms as depicted in artwork of the day. The authors clearly explain how items were likely to be worn and implemented and when they are first known to have been in use. Publisher:

The LOC Launches the National Screening Room Online The Library of Congress has a new online collection called the National Screening Room. The National Screening Room currently contains 287 videos. The videos are digital copies of films made in the 19th and 20th centuries. You can browse the collection by date, location of the filming, and subject. You can also search for videos that are parts of other LOC collections. All of the videos in the National Screening Room can be viewed online and or downloaded as MP4 files.

The Difference Between The Mercator Projection And Countries' Real Geographic Sizes, Visualized According to a report from real estate information site Trulia, there are currently 838 neighborhoods in the US that have a median home value of $1,000,000 or more. Perhaps unsurprisingly, most of these neighborhoods are highly concentrated in only a few states. California, in particular, is home to some of the priciest neighborhoods in the US.

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