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Implementing corpus analysis and GIS to examine historical accounts of the English Lake District

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Implementing corpus analysis and GIS to examine historical accounts of the English Lake District. / Donaldson, Christopher Elliott; Gregory, Ian Norman; Taylor, Joanna Elizabeth.

Historical atlas: its concepts and methodologies. ed. / Peter Bol. Seoul : Northeast Asian History Foundation, 2017. p. 152-172.

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Donaldson, CE, Gregory, IN & Taylor, JE 2017, Implementing corpus analysis and GIS to examine historical accounts of the English Lake District. in P Bol (ed.), Historical atlas: its concepts and methodologies. Northeast Asian History Foundation, Seoul, pp. 152-172.

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Donaldson, C. E., Gregory, I. N., & Taylor, J. E. (2017). Implementing corpus analysis and GIS to examine historical accounts of the English Lake District. In P. Bol (Ed.), Historical atlas: its concepts and methodologies (pp. 152-172). Northeast Asian History Foundation.

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Donaldson CE, Gregory IN, Taylor JE. Implementing corpus analysis and GIS to examine historical accounts of the English Lake District. In Bol P, editor, Historical atlas: its concepts and methodologies. Seoul: Northeast Asian History Foundation. 2017. p. 152-172

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Donaldson, Christopher Elliott ; Gregory, Ian Norman ; Taylor, Joanna Elizabeth. / Implementing corpus analysis and GIS to examine historical accounts of the English Lake District. Historical atlas: its concepts and methodologies. editor / Peter Bol. Seoul : Northeast Asian History Foundation, 2017. pp. 152-172

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