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'The map that would save Europe': Clive Morrison-Bell, the Tariff Walls Map, and the politics of cartographic display (2018)
Journal Article
Heffernan, M., & Thorpe, B. J. (2018). 'The map that would save Europe': Clive Morrison-Bell, the Tariff Walls Map, and the politics of cartographic display. Journal of Historical Geography, 60, doi:10.1016/j.jhg.2017.11.010. ISSN 0305-7488

This essay uses the personal archives of Clive Morrison-Bell (1871-1956), a campaigning Conservative politician who made extensive use of maps and cartographic models, to consider the entangled histories of cartography, economics and geopolitics in e... Read More

Introduction: historical geographies of internationalism, 1900-1950 (2015)
Journal Article
Hodder, J., Legg, S., & Heffernan, M. (2015). Introduction: historical geographies of internationalism, 1900-1950. Political Geography, 49, doi:10.1016/j.polgeo.2015.09.005. ISSN 0962-6298

This introduction to a special issue on historical geographies of internationalism begins by situating the essays that follow in relation to the on-going refugee crisis in Europe and beyond. This crisis has revealed, once again, both the challenges a... Read More

Geography and the Paris Academy of Sciences: politics and patronage in early 18th-century France (2014)
Journal Article
Heffernan, M. (2014). Geography and the Paris Academy of Sciences: politics and patronage in early 18th-century France. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 39(1), doi:10.1111/tran.12008. ISSN 0020-2754

This essay considers the politics and patronage of geography in early-modern France. It examines how the Paris Academy of Sciences, widely acknowledged as the 18th century’s pre-eminent scientific society, came to recognise geography as an independen... Read More