History in the Digital Age
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Description: Historians have only very recently started thinking about the impact of the digital age on how we study history. This book explores changing perceptions of the field of history in the digital age, and examines new questions, challenges and opportunities in the field of historical study, teaching and learning. The volumes includes chapters on, the conceptual challenges and opportunities faced by scholars and students of history brought about by the digital age, the differences and similarities in geographic approach, especially UK/North America - is the digital age helping history become more universal and the topicality of the issue.Including international contributors from a variety of disciplines – History, English, Information Studies, and Archivists – it does not seek to either applaud or condemn digital technologies, but rather to take a more holistic view of how the field of history is changing in the digital age, and how scholars and students should be responding to these changes rather than letting them pass us by.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2013
Publication date: 11/1/2012
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
|List of contributors|
|Introduction: history in the digital age|
|Re-conceptualizing history in the digital age|
|The spatial humanities: space, time and place in the new digital age|
|The making of history: remediating historicized experience|
|A method for navigating the infinite archive|
|Studying history in the digital age|
|Doing and making: history as digital practice|
|On collecting, cataloguing and collating the evidence of reading: the 'RED movement' and its implications for digital scholarship|
|Writing history with the digital image: a cautious celebration|
|Teaching history in the digital age|
|Studying the past in the digital age: from tourist to explorer|
|Beyond ctrl-c, ctrl-v: teaching and learning history in the digital age|
|The future of history in the digital age|
|New universes or black holes? Does digital change anything?|
|Conclusion: a changing field|