Cary Karacas Earns Inaugural “Journal of Historical Geography” Award

The Journal of Historical Geography has recognized Dr. Cary Karacas and his co-authored paper, ‘A cartographic fade to black: mapping the destruction of urban Japan during World War II’ (JHG 38, 2012, pp. 306-28) as making the greatest contribution to the advancement of scholarship in historical geography for 2012.

Details of the prize scheme and assessment process were recently announced in an editorial at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0305748812001338

 There was strong competition for the inaugural prize according to  Felix Driver, JHG editor-in-chief, and in his letter of congratulations to Dr. Karacas wrote “I am delighted with this outcome, and hope you will be too!”
Press release pending.

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