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Title An Historical Atlas of Central Asia
ID / label 838 / bregel759_20200826
Description This dataset comprises 759 place records, digitized in 2018 from 15 of the 48 maps in this scholarly atlas. The maps' extensive sources, detailed in the Preface and Notes, include "...all reliable general surveys of Central Asian history, and scholarly works on specific historical topics that contain significant historico-geographical information, with or without maps." The data comprises not only settlements, but historical cultural and political regions, spatial extents for which are indeterminate and indicated by dashed boundaries around their labels on the map plates.
# Records 759
Timespan earliest: -330; latest: 2000
Source(s) Bregel, Y. (2003) An Historical Atlas of Central Asia. Brill
Last modified 22 Nov 2022
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Creator(s) WHG staff, 2018
Citation WHG staff, 2018. An Historical Atlas of Central Asia. [Data file, last modified 22 Nov 2022]. Retrieved from, 17 Jun 2024


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