A primer on Austro-Hungarian geography

Dave Obee
Apr 12, 2024
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Welcome
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Introduction
11m 06s
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Maps
17m 17s
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Atlases and Gazetteers
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Case Study
6m 27s
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Announcements / prizes
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Questions / answers
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About this webinar

Many people can trace their ancestry to he Austro-Hungarian Empire, or at least the countries that were part of the empire at one time. It can be confusing, however, to keep track of these regions, especially those that are not on modern maps. This session will help you to understand the empire’s wide reach, and will explain to best tools to use in your search for places.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Dave Obee is a journalist and genealogical researcher who has written a dozen books and given more than 700 presentations at conferences and seminars in Canada, the United States and Australia since 1997. He is Editor and Publisher of the T
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  1. RO
    Ross Oberin
    1 month ago

    An excellent presentation, thoroughly researched and delivered at a comfortable pace that allowed time to take in the multiplicity of sources offered to make the point of how valuable the “place” is for our research. It certainly opened my eyes as to how to extend the reach of my research. As a descendant of migrants from Prussia and Poland to Australia, and being an avid research on the origins of World War One, I found Dave’s presentation a breath of fresh air, and of immense value and interest.

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  2. BK
    Beth Karner
    2 months ago

    Very informative and great suggestions for finding Astro-Hungarian & Ukrainian maps. Right up my alley! Thank you!

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  3. SB
    SuzAnne Brems
    2 months ago

    It was fun to learn about the different maps we can find online.

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  4. BG
    Bernhard Guenther
    2 months ago

    In valuable information compressed in less than an hour. The syllabus is also extremely helpful.

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  5. JL
    Jan Lastman
    2 months ago

    It was awesome and def worth every minute.

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  6. SE
    Shirley Erskine
    2 months ago

    Dave always seems to be able to explain things so we all can understand. Thanks for your presentation.

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  7. MN
    Marny Nassichuk
    2 months ago

    Thank you Dave for an awesome presentation. It has given me a new approach to doing my Eastern European research with some of my brick walls.

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  8. NN
    Natalie Nadasdi
    2 months ago

    Very informative. So many great resources. Thank you for giving us an opportunity to hear from someone so experienced. Lots of valuable tips.

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