CShapes: Historical Country Boundaries

Thanks to my colleague (and co-host) Elijah Meeks for pointing me to a project by Nils Weidmann, who has put together CShapes – an R package and GIS shapefile of country boundaries and capitals between 1946 and 2008.

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I am a digital historian at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and a scholar of the twentieth-century United States. I often write here about the history of the North American West, technology, the environment, politics, culture, and coffee. You can follow me on Twitter, or learn more about me.

This was written on September 21, 2014 | 1 minute read | 40 Words
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