A graph-based analysis for generating geographical context from a historical cadastre in Spain (17th and 18th centuries)

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Title: A graph-based analysis for generating geographical context from a historical cadastre in Spain (17th and 18th centuries)
Authors: Zaragozí Zaragozí, Benito Manuel | Gimenez-Font, Pablo | Belda, Antonio | Ramon-Morte, Alfredo
Research Group/s: Medio, Sociedad y Paisaje (MedSPai) | Paisajes y Recursos Naturales en España | Cambios Paleoambientales | Ecología Espacial y del Paisaje (EEP) | Planificación y Gestión Sostenible del Turismo
Center, Department or Service: Universidad de Alicante. Departamento de Análisis Geográfico Regional y Geografía Física | Universidad de Alicante. Departamento de Ciencias de la Tierra y del Medio Ambiente | Universidad de Alicante. Instituto Interuniversitario de Geografía
Keywords: Cabreve | Graph theory | Historical geography | Landscape reconstruction
Knowledge Area: Geografía Física | Fisiología Vegetal | Análisis Geográfico Regional
Issue Date: 30-Apr-2019
Publisher: Routledge
Citation: Historical Methods: A Journal of Quantitative and Interdisciplinary History. 2019, 52(4): 228-243. doi:10.1080/01615440.2019.1590269
Abstract: The cabreves are notarial documents prepared between the 13th and 19th centuries in the Catalan and Valencian regions of Spain. These historical records were published before the first cadastral maps and contain geographical information that could help spatially reconstruct historical landscapes. However, these documents have not been used to their full potential mainly because of their semi-structured and complex nature. In this article, we propose a new graph-based interactive methodology for partially reconstructing historical landscapes. We have successfully applied this methodology for reconstructing the historical landscape of the Barony of Sella in the 18th century and the methodology has also helped us locate “El Poblet,” a previously unknown archeological site abandoned after the expulsion of the Moriscos in 1609.
Sponsor: This work was supported by grants from the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, project SIOSE-INNOVA (CSO2016-79420-R AEI/FEDER UE).
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10045/97754
ISSN: 0161-5440 (Print) | 1940-1906 (Online)
DOI: 10.1080/01615440.2019.1590269
Language: eng
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Rights: © 2019 Taylor & Francis Group, LLC
Peer Review: si
Publisher version: https://doi.org/10.1080/01615440.2019.1590269
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