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Nov 26, 2021 - Verhaal van Gelderland
Moes, Rozemarijn; Verhoeven, Dolly, 2021, "Demographic data for Guelders",, IISH Data Collection, V2, UNF:6:6yMA8cJfCeid8mrVKYOYIA== [fileUNF]
This dataset contains information on and estimates of the population in Guelders from prehistory to 2019. Its creation was part of the project ‘Verhaal van Gelderland’ and was aimed at creating a global overview of long term (regional) population developments in Guelders. To this...
Verhaal van Gelderland(Radboud University)
Nov 24, 2021
Verhaal van Gelderland is een vierdelig boekproject over de geschiedenis van Gelderland vanaf de prehistorie tot heden. Voor meer informatie zie en Deze dataverse omva...
Nov 24, 2021 - Transnational Intellectual Cooperation (TIC) Collaborative
Christophe Verbruggen, 2021, "TIC-Collaborative",, IISH Data Collection, V1
TIC-Collaborative was a collaborative digital humanities project that focused on transnational intellectual cooperation (TIC) in the long nineteenth century, in particular on transnational connections in the field of social reform. The dataset contains information on over 1650 in...
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Nov 24, 2021
TIC Collaborative is a Virtual Research Environment for the study of 19th and early 20th century international organizations and congresses. The VRE applies the principle of scholarly crowdsourcing and offers access to digitized dispersed sources in a central observatory. The pla...
Nov 23, 2021 - Micro Labour Conflicts
van der Velden, Sjaak; Kösters, Rosa, 2016, "Labour Conflicts in the Netherlands, 1372-2019",, IISH Data Collection, V10, UNF:6:HHw6y1HbQFGCk5hKkFW33w== [fileUNF]
This dataset contains information on more than 15,000 labour conflicts in the Netherlands between 1372 and 2019. The original dataset in Access was built by Sjaak van der Velden for his thesis (defended in 2000) and enlarged in later years. The field in which the story of the con...
Oct 21, 2021 - Clio Infra
Bolt, Jutta; van Zanden, Jan Luiten, 2015, "The long view on economic growth: New estimates of GDP",, IISH Data Collection, V2, UNF:6:LkOdJSJcusmuFZ5isvk+lw== [fileUNF]
The Maddison Project, initiated in March 2010 by a group of close colleagues of Angus Maddison, aims to develop an effective way of cooperation between scholars to continue Maddison’s work on measuring economic performance in the world economy. This paper is a first product of th...
Oct 21, 2021 - Clio Infra
Gilmore, Oisín, 2021, "The working week in manufacturing since 1820",, IISH Data Collection, V1, UNF:6:Zqh4+uGx03IvDmjICOPxFA== [fileUNF]
The dataset contains some 4 300 observations and covers 120 countries or political units. It shows that workers in manufacturing worked 60 to 90 hours per week in the 19th century, compared to around 40 hours today. This is a reduction of 20-50 hours, that is, 50-125% of today’s...
Oct 20, 2021 - Clio Infra
Peter Lindert, 2021, "Social Spending",, IISH Data Collection, V1
As a share of GDP, government social spending has a hockey stick shape, remaining flat and near zero until the 20th century, when it rose sharply. Northwest Europe has always led the way. Over time, support has become more generous for the average elderly person relative to the y...
Sep 23, 2021 - Electronic Repository of Russian Historical Statistics (RISTAT)
Kessler, Gijs, 2016, "Vocabularies RISTAT",, IISH Data Collection, V182, UNF:6:OMGvZtGWdYHyIlbXk0SKaA== [fileUNF]
Vocabularies for RISTAT in English and Russian
Sep 23, 2021 - Electronic Repository of Russian Historical Statistics (RISTAT)
Kessler, Gijs, 2016, "Documentation RISTAT",, IISH Data Collection, V65
Complete set of documentation files RISTAT
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