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Writing history in the digital age

Author: Jack Dougherty; Kristen Nawrotzki
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2013] ©2013
Series: Digital humanities (Ann Arbor, Mich.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Writing History in the Digital Age began as a one-month experiment in October 2010, featuring chapter-length essays by a wide array of scholars with the goal of rethinking traditional practices of researching, writing, and publishing, and the broader implications of digital technology for the historical profession. The essays and discussion topics were posted on a WordPress platform with a special plug-in that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Writing history in the digital age.
[Hartford, Conn.] : Trinity College
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Dougherty; Kristen Nawrotzki
ISBN: 9780472072064 0472072064 9780472052066 0472052063
OCLC Number: 844308405
Description: xi, 283 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Is (digital) history more than an argument about the past? / Sherman Dorn --
Pasts in a digital age / Stefan Tanaka --
"I nevertheless am a historian" : digital historical practice and malpractice around black Confederate soldiers / Leslie Madsen-Brooks --
The historian's craft, popular memory, and Wikipedia / Robert S. Wolff --
The Wikiblitz : a Wikipedia editing assignment in a first-year undergraduate class / Shawn Graham --
Wikipedia and women's history : a classroom experience / Martha Saxton --
Toward teaching the introductory history course, digitally / Thomas Harbison and Luke Waltzer --
Learning how to write analog and digital history / Adrea Lawrence --
Teaching Wikipedia without apologies / Amanda Seligman --
Historical research and the problem of categories : reflections on 10,000 digital note cards / Ansley T. Erickson --
Creating meaning in a sea of information : the Women and social movements Web sites / Kathryn Kish Sklar and Thomas Dublin --
The hermeneutics of data and historical writing / Fred Gibbs and Trevor Owens --
Visualizations and historical arguments / John Theibault --
Putting Harlem on the map / Stephen Robertson --
Pox and the city : challenges in writing a digital history game / Laura Zucconi, Ethan Watrall, Hannah Ueno, and Lisa Rosner --
Writing Chicana/o history with the Seattle Civil Rights and Labor History Project / Oscar Rosales Castañeda --
Citizen scholars : Facebook and the co-creation of knowledge / Amanda Grace Sikarskie --
The HeritageCrowd Project : a case study in crowdsourcing public history / Shawn Graham, Guy Massie, and Nadine Feuerherm --
The accountability partnership : writing and surviving in the digital age / Natalia Mehlman Petrzela and Sarah Manekin --
Only typing? : informal writing, Blogging, and the academy / Alex Sayf Cummings and Jonathan Jarrett --
Conclusions : what we learned from Writing history in the digital age / Jack Dougherty, Kristen Nawrotzi, Charlotte D. Rochez, and Timothy Burke.
Series Title: Digital humanities (Ann Arbor, Mich.)
Responsibility: Jack Dougherty, Kristen Nawrotzki, editors.


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