Bonnell, Jennifer and Marcel Fortin. Historical GIS Research in Canada (Calgary, Alberta: University of Calgary Press, 2014).
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Table of Contents
1. Turning Space Inside Out: Spatial History and Race in Victorian Victoria by John S. Lutz, Patrick A. Dunae, Jason Gilliland, Don Lafreniere, and Megan Harvey
2. Mapping the Welland Canals and the St. Lawrence Seaway with Google Earth by Colleen Beard, Daniel MacFarlane, and Jim Clifford
3. Reinventing the Map Library: The Don Valley Historical Mapping Project by Jennifer Bonnell and Marcel Fortin
4. The Best Seat in the House: Using Historical GIS to Explore Religion and Ethnicity in Late-Nineteenth Century Toronto by Andrew Hinson, Jennifer Marvin, and Cameron Metcalf
5. Stories of People, Land, and Water: Using Spatial Technologies to Explore Regional Environmental History by Stephen Bocking and Barbara Znamirowski
6. Mapping Ottawa’s Urban Forest, 1928-2005 by Joanna Dean and Jon Pasher
7. “I do not know the boundaries of this land, but I know the land which I worked”: Historical GIS and Mohawk Land Practices” by Daniel Rueck
8. Rebuilding a Neighborhood of Montreal by Francois Dufaux and Sherry Olson
9. Growth and Erosion: A Reflection on Salt Marsh Evolution in the St. Lawrence Estuary Using HGIS by Matthew G. Hatvany
10. Top-Down History: Delimiting Forests, Farms, and the Census of Agriculture on Prince Edward Island Using Aerial Photography, ca. 1900-2000 by Joshua D. MacFadyen and William M. Glen
11. The Irony of Discrimination: Mapping Historical Migration Using Chinese Head Tax Data by Sally Hermansen and Henry Yu
12. Mapping Fuel Use in Canada: Exploring the Social History of Canadians’ Great Fuel Transformation by R.W. Sandwell
13. Exploring Historical Geography Using Census Microdata: The Canadian Century Research Infrastructure (CCRI) Project by Byron Moldofsky
Appendix A: Historical GIS Studies in Canada
Notes on Contributors