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JCB Map Collection, Louis Armand de Lom d'Arce, Baron de Lahontan, “Carte que les Gnacsitares ont Dessiné sur des peaux de Cerfs,” 1703

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Call for Papers: Poverty and Scarcity in Global History Conference 2022

Poverty and Scarcity in Global History

Queen's Global History Initiative and the Poverty Research Network at University of Glasgow are proud to partner for an upcoming conference: "Poverty and Scarcity in Global History," Feb. 3-5, 2022.

Poverty, or fear of poverty, is ubiquitous in global history. Local instances of want, shortage, and hunger have often been both causes and consequences of global processes.


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