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A place in history: A guide to using GIS in historical research.

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A place in history: A guide to using GIS in historical research. / Gregory, Ian.

Oxford : Oxbow, 2003. 80 p. (Arts and Humanites Data Service).

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Gregory, I 2003, A place in history: A guide to using GIS in historical research. Arts and Humanites Data Service, Oxbow, Oxford.

APA

Gregory, I. (2003). A place in history: A guide to using GIS in historical research. (Arts and Humanites Data Service). Oxbow.

Vancouver

Gregory I. A place in history: A guide to using GIS in historical research. Oxford: Oxbow, 2003. 80 p. (Arts and Humanites Data Service).

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Gregory, Ian. / A place in history: A guide to using GIS in historical research. Oxford : Oxbow, 2003. 80 p. (Arts and Humanites Data Service).

Bibtex

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