EXPLORING BIG HISTORICAL DATA: THE HISTORIAN'S MACROSCOPE
Shawn Graham, Ian Milligan, Scott Weingart
- 出版商: World Scientific Pub
- 出版日期: 2015-12-01
- 售價: $3,310
- 貴賓價: 9.5 折 $3,145
- 語言: 英文
- 頁數: 308
- 裝訂: Hardcover
- ISBN: 1783266082
- ISBN-13: 9781783266081
Demonstrating what digital tools have to offer and also what 'digital' does to how we understand the past, the authors introduce the many different tools and developing approaches in Big Data for historical and humanistic scholarship, show how to use them, what to be wary of, and discuss the kinds of questions and new perspectives this new macroscopic perspective opens up. Authored 'live' online with ongoing feedback from the wider digital history community, Exploring Big Historical Data breaks new ground and sets the direction for the conversation into the future. It represents the current state-of-the-art thinking in the field and exemplifies the way that digital work can enhance public engagement in the humanities.
Exploring Big Historical Data should be the go-to resource for undergraduate and graduate students confronted by a vast corpus of data, and researchers encountering these methods for the first time. It will also offer a helping hand to the interested individual seeking to make sense of genealogical data or digitized newspapers, and even the local historical society who are trying to see the value in digitizing their holdings.
Readership: Researchers, graduate and undergraduate students in the field of Digital Humanities, and people looking to digitize historical archives.