This repository contains code and example websites for a book chapter on mapping Ottoman Damascus through newspapers
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Mapping Ottoman Damascus through News Reports: A practical approach
Till Grallert

This small GitHub website complements my chapter "Mapping Ottoman Damascus Through News Reports: A Practical Approach," in Digital Humanities and Islamic & Middle East Studies, ed. Elias Muhanna (Boston, Berlin: De Gruyter, 2015), pp. 175-198.

The entire code is hosted in the GitHub repository corresponding to this site under a CreativeCommons---Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-SA 3.0) licence. This repository has its own DOI.

Two live-examples mapping nineteenth-century newspaper articles on ashqiyāʾ to the city and hinterland of Damascus can be found here: