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Historical Methods: A Journal of Quantitative and Interdisciplinary History

2013 - 2021

Current editor(s): J. David Hacker and Kenneth Sylvester

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Volume 54, issue 1, 2021

Exploring the dynamic changes of key concepts of the Hungarian socialist era with natural language processing methods pp. 1-13 Downloads
Martina Katalin Szabó, Orsolya Ring, Balázs Nagy, László Kiss, Júlia Koltai, Gábor Berend, László Vidács, Attila Gulyás and Zoltán Kmetty
The reuse of texts in Finnish newspapers and journals, 1771–1920: A digital humanities perspective pp. 14-28 Downloads
Hannu Salmi, Petri Paju, Heli Rantala, Asko Nivala, Aleksi Vesanto and Filip Ginter
Computational genealogy: Continuities and discontinuities in the political rhetoric of US presidents pp. 29-43 Downloads
Tobias Blanke and Claudia Aradau
Seasonal components of infant mortality at the onset of the transition reveal the role of water-borne and air-borne diseases: the case of the Don Army Territory (Southern Russia), 1872–1915 pp. 44-62 Downloads
Noël Bonneuil and Elena Fursa
Correction pp. 63-63 Downloads
The Editors

Volume 53, issue 4, 2020

Wealth inequality and economic mobility in the post-revolutionary Pennsylvania backcountry pp. 199-206 Downloads
David A. Latzko
Revisiting Mexican migration in the Age of Mass Migration: New evidence from individual border crossings pp. 207-225 Downloads
David Escamilla-Guerrero
Digital begriffsgeschichte: Tracing semantic change using word embeddings pp. 226-243 Downloads
Melvin Wevers and Marijn Koolen

Volume 53, issue 3, 2020

Increasing returns to scale in the towns of early Tudor England pp. 147-165 Downloads
Rudolf Cesaretti, José Lobo, Luis M. A. Bettencourt and Michael E. Smith
Routes as latent information—spatial analysis of historical pathways on the peripheries of the Victorian gold fields pp. 166-181 Downloads
Richard J. MacNeill
Retracing Rivers and drawing swamps: Using a drawing tablet to reconstruct an historical hydroscape from army corps survey maps pp. 182-198 Downloads
John Baeten and Rebecca Lave

Volume 53, issue 2, 2020

Introduction to special issues on historical record linking pp. 77-79 Downloads
Kenneth M. Sylvester and J. David Hacker
Simple strategies for improving inference with linked data: a case study of the 1850–1930 IPUMS linked representative historical samples pp. 80-93 Downloads
Martha Bailey, Connor Cole and Catherine Massey
Linking individuals across historical sources: A fully automated approach* pp. 94-111 Downloads
Ran Abramitzky, Roy Mill and Santiago Perez
Record linkage in the Cape of Good Hope Panel pp. 112-129 Downloads
Auke Rijpma, Jeanne Cilliers and Johan Fourie
Linking Scottish vital event records using family groups pp. 130-146 Downloads
Özgür Akgün, Alan Dearle, Graham Kirby, Eilidh Garrett, Tom Dalton, Peter Christen, Chris Dibben and Lee Williamson

Volume 53, issue 1, 2020

Population density and the accuracy of the land valuations in the 1798 federal direct tax pp. 1-10 Downloads
Frank W. Garmon Jr.
Reconstruction of regional and national population using intermittent census-type data: The case of Portugal, 1527–1864 pp. 11-27 Downloads
Nuno Palma, Jaime Reis and Mengtian Zhang
Reconstruction of birth histories using children ever born and children surviving data from the 1900 and 1910 U.S. censuses pp. 28-52 Downloads
J. David Hacker
How Many Household Formation Systems Were There in Historic Europe? A View Across 256 Regions Using Partitioning Clustering Methods pp. 53-76 Downloads
Mikołaj Szołtysek and Bartosz Ogórek

Volume 52, issue 4, 2019

European naval diets in the sixteenth century: A quantitative method for comparative and nutritional analysis pp. 195-212 Downloads
Patrick W. Hayes, J. A. Matthews, Bernard Allaire and Poul Holm
Urbanization and GDP per capita: New data and results for the Polish lands, 1790–1910 pp. 213-227 Downloads
Maciej Bukowski, Piotr Koryś, Cecylia Leszczyńska, Maciej Tymiński and Nikolaus Wolf
A graph-based analysis for generating geographical context from a historical cadastre in Spain (17th and 18th centuries) pp. 228-243 Downloads
Benito Zaragozí, Pablo Giménez-Font, Antonio Belda-Antolí and Alfredo Ramón-Morte
Sex ratios and life tables: Historical demography of the age at which women outnumber men in seven countries, 1850–2016 pp. 244-253 Downloads
Mike Hollingshaus, Rebecca Utz, Ryan Schacht and Ken R. Smith

Volume 52, issue 3, 2019

Working with the public in historical data creation pp. 129-131 Downloads
Humphrey Southall and Don Lafreniere
Public participatory historical GIS pp. 132-149 Downloads
Don Lafreniere, Luke Weidner, Daniel Trepal, Sarah Fayen Scarlett, John Arnold, Robert Pastel and Ryan Williams
Citizen science through old maps: Volunteer motivations in the GB1900 gazetteer-building project pp. 150-163 Downloads
Paula Aucott, Humphrey Southall and Carol Ekinsmyth
Developing a Flexible Platform for Crowdsourcing Historical Weather Records pp. 164-177 Downloads
Renée Sieber and Victoria Slonosky
Creating an audience: Experiences from the Surinamese slave registers crowdsourcing project pp. 178-194 Downloads
Cornelis W. Van Galen

Volume 52, issue 2, 2019

Data scopes for digital history research pp. 79-94 Downloads
Rik Hoekstra and Marijn Koolen
Cartographically reconstructing surveys of community land grants in New Mexico to support historical research and political discourse pp. 95-109 Downloads
Emanuel A. Storey
Creating the 1831 Canadian Census Database pp. 110-127 Downloads
Isabelle Cherkesly, Lisa Dillon and Alain Gagnon

Volume 52, issue 1, 2019

Regional income inequality in France 1860–1954: Methods and findings pp. 1-14 Downloads
Alfonso Díez-Minguela and M. Teresa Sanchis Llopis
Consumption of Chinese goods in southwestern Europe: a multi-relational database and the vicarious consumption theory as alternative model to the industrious revolution (eighteenth century) pp. 15-36 Downloads
Manuel Perez-Garcia
Post-WWI military disarmament and interwar fascism in Sweden pp. 37-56 Downloads
Heléne Berg, Matz Dahlberg and Kåre Vernby
A Quantitative Approach to Book-Printing in Sweden and Finland, 1640–1828 pp. 57-78 Downloads
Mikko Tolonen, Leo Lahti, Hege Roivainen and Jani Marjanen

Volume 51, issue 4, 2018

After “it’s over over there”: Using record linkage to enable the reconstruction of World War I veterans’ demography from soldiers’ experiences to civilian populations pp. 203-229 Downloads
Angela R. Cunningham
The Linkage of Microcensus Data and Vital Records: an Assessment of Results on Quebec Historical Population Data (1852–1911) pp. 230-245 Downloads
Hélène Vézina, Marc St-Hilaire, Jean-Sébastien Bournival and Claude Bellavance
Linking the 1940 U.S. Census with modern data pp. 246-257 Downloads
Catherine G. Massey, Katie R. Genadek, J. Trent Alexander, Todd K. Gardner and Amy O’Hara

Volume 51, issue 3, 2018

Large-scale content analysis of historical newspapers in the town of Gorizia 1873–1914 pp. 139-164 Downloads
Nello Cristianini, Thomas Lansdall-Welfare and Gaetano Dato
Dacura: A new solution to data harvesting and knowledge extraction for the historical sciences pp. 165-174 Downloads
Peter N. Peregrine, Rob Brennan, Thomas Currie, Kevin Feeney, Pieter François, Peter Turchin and Harvey Whitehouse
More than trees: The challenges of creating a geodatabase to capture the complexity of forest history pp. 175-189 Downloads
Péter Szabó, Silvie Suchánková, Lucie Křížová, Martin Kotačka, Martina Kvardová, Martin Macek, Jana Müllerová and Rudolf Brázdil
Chronicle of an early demise, surname extinction in the fifteenth and the seventeenth centuries pp. 190-201 Downloads
Joan Pau Jordà, Jose Ameijeiras-Alonso and Joana Maria Pujadas-Mora

Volume 51, issue 2, 2018

Revisiting the structuring effect of transportation infrastructure: An empirical approach with the French railway network from 1860 to 1910 pp. 65-81 Downloads
Christophe Mimeur, François Queyroi, Arnaud Banos and Thomas Thévenin
The naming of orphans in France during World War One: A study of a nationwide cohort of pupilles de la Nation pp. 82-91 Downloads
Nicolas Todd, Alain-Jacques Valleron and Pierre Bougnères
The Potsdam Grievance Statistics File. New data on quality of life and political participation for the German Democratic Republic 1970–1989 pp. 92-114 Downloads
Fabian Class, Ulrich Kohler and Marian Krawietz
Regional GDP estimates for Sweden, 1571–1850 pp. 115-137 Downloads
Kerstin Enflo and Anna Missiaia

Volume 51, issue 1, 2018

The weight of nineteenth century Mexicans in the Western United States pp. 1-12 Downloads
Scott Alan Carson
Age heaping patterns in Mosaic data pp. 13-38 Downloads
Mikołaj Szołtysek, R. Poniat and S. Gruber
Revisiting the Great Compression: Wage inequality in the United States, 1940–1960 pp. 39-48 Downloads
Taylor Jaworski and Gregory Niemesh
Was Civil War surgery effective? pp. 49-61 Downloads
Matthew Baker
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