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Map of the Great Epizootic, 1872-1873 (ArcGIS)
Over the course of 50 weeks, an outbreak of what was believed to be equine influenza spread from Toronto to nearly every major city in Canada and the United States, infecting an enormous population of urban horses. The ...
From Blue to Black Marble: Visualizing Light Pollution in the Anthropocene
The Department of History at York University hosted the annual Melville-Nelles-Hoffmann Lecture in Environmental History on March 20 at 4pm in the Schulich Private Dining Room. The lecture was delivered by Professor Sara ...
Nature's Past Episode 01: The Environmental History of the Don River
(Network in Canadian History and Environment, 2008-12-10)
On this pilot episode of the show, we introduce listeners to the study environmental history by speaking with Jennifer Bonnell, a graduate student at the University of Toronto who is researching the history of Toronto’s ...
Sailing School Supplemental Notes
Supplemental Notes to accompany the monograph: Margaret E. Schotte, "Sailing School: Navigating Science and Skill, 1550-1800." Johns Hopkins University Press, 2019.
Riot Control and Imperial Ideology in the Roman Empire
(Classial Association of Canada, 2007)
Ancient accounts of riots in the Roman Empire provide good evidence for elite attitudes to riot control, although not for the actual behaviour of the authorities in particular cases. They suggest that the authorities were ...
Painted Tonsures and Potato-sellers: Priests, Passing and Survival in the Asturian Revolution
(Taylor and Francis, 2017-02-21)
The Asturian revolutionary insurrection of 1934 saw the greatest outburst of anticlerical bloodletting in Spain for a century and prefigured the dramatic wave of anticlerical violence during the Spanish Civil War. Scholars ...
Improving Nature: Remaking Stanley Park’s Forest, 1888-1931
(BC Studies, 2008)
This article examines forest policy for Stanley Park in Vancouver, British Columbia from 1888-1931. The author argues that Park Board's forest policy developed with the objective of eliminating or disguising evidence of ...
'When the culprits come to light ...': P.IFAO I 26, BGU III 731.ii, and P.Fay. 108
(De Gruyter, 2013)
This paper suggests improved reconstructions for damaged passages in the request sections of three petitions: P. IFAO I 26; BGU III 731.ii; and P. Fay. 108. All three are best interpreted as relating to cases in which the ...
Review of Hölkeskamp, K.-J. Reconstructing the Roman Republic: An Ancient Political Culture and Modern Research
(Classial Association of Canada, 2011)
Review of Hölkeskamp, K.-J. Reconstructing the Roman Republic: An Ancient Political Culture and Modern Research (2010; Princeton and Oxford: Princeton University Press)
Petitions with Requests for Registration from Roman Egypt
(Journal of Juristic Papyrology, 2016-07)