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Interactive Map of Shakespeare’s London

Posted in Context, Shakespeareana with tags on 2014/02/23 by mattermind

I’m not sure what the intellectual equivalent of “cool” is, but whatever it happens to be, this is it.

Talk about Shakespeare’s age deals mostly with abstractions, referencing ideas and history that have receded into historical memory. But there’s nothing like a map to make the past come alive again.

While it’s something less than a Thomas Guide (Do these even exist? Kids, ask your parents.) and not quite a Garmin that will take you to the nearest Starbucks ale house, you will find yourself clicking various places to discover what they were all about.

Start HERE

Until holograms become widely available, I suppose this will just have to do.

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