Resource: Social Scientific Applications of Historical GIS, Part 2

In Part 1 of this exercise we went over how you may import a digitized image, georeference it and record administrative boundary information contained in the map. The shapefiles that we created now have geographic information ascribed to them. Yet, this is all they have. In Part 2, I will go over how one might add population information to these shapefiles and how we can visualize this information. Central to accomplishing this goal is making sure we can identify each shapefile accurately.

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