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The spatial humanities : GIS and the future of humanities scholarship / edited by David J. Bodenhamer, John Corrigan, and Trevor M. Harris.

Publication:
Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2010.
Series:
Spatial humanities (Indiana University Press)
Spatial humanities
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (222 p.)
Subjects:
Geographic information systems -- Social aspects.
Human geography.
Humanities -- Social aspects -- Methodology.
Humanities -- Social aspects.
Learning and scholarship -- Technological innovations.
Memory -- Social aspects.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Geographic information systems (GIS) have spurred a renewed interest in the influence of geographical space on human behavior and cultural development. Ideally GIS enables humanities scholars to discover relationships of memory, artifact, and experience that exist in a particular place and across time. Although successfully used by other disciplines, efforts by humanists to apply GIS and the spatial analytic method in their studies have been limited and halting. The Spatial Humanities aims to re-orient-and perhaps revolutionize-humanities scholarship by critically engaging the technology an
Contents:
Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; 1 Turning toward Place, Space, and Time; 2 The Potential of Spatial Humanities; 3 Geographic Information Science and Spatial Analysis for the Humanities; 4 Exploiting Time and Space: A Challenge for GIS in the Digital Humanities; 5 Qualitative GIS and Emergent Semantics; 6 Representations of Space and Place in the Humanities; 7 Mapping Text; 8 The Geospatial Semantic Web, Pareto GIS, and the Humanities; 9 GIS, e-Science, and the Humanities Grid; 10 Challenges for the Spatial Humanities: Toward a Research Agenda; Suggestions for Further Reading
List of ContributorsIndex
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed October 12, 2013).
Contributor:
Bodenhamer, David J.
Corrigan, John.
Harris, Trevor M.
ISBN:
0-253-01363-1
OCLC:
862827170
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