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Computers, visualization, and history : how new technology will transform our understanding of the past

Author: David J Staley
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the past, historians have used prose and narrative to convey history. This is about to change, however, thanks to new technology. This work examines this phenomenon and shows how historians will  Read more...

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Staley, David J., 1963-
Computers, visualization, and history.
Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2003
(DLC) 2002026839
(OCoLC)50164655
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David J Staley
OCLC Number: 606988852
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 174 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Prose and History --
Visualization As an Alternative to Prose --
Visual Secondary Sources --
Virtual Reality --
History Takes Shape.
Responsibility: David J. Staley.

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