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The spatial humanities : GIS and the future of humanities scholarship

Author: David J Bodenhamer; John Corrigan; Trevor M Harris
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2010] ©2010
Series: Spatial humanities (Indiana University Press)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Spatial humanities
(DLC) 2009053214
(OCoLC)437301847
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David J Bodenhamer; John Corrigan; Trevor M Harris
ISBN: 9780253013637 0253013631
Language Note: English.
OCLC Number: 858861817
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 203 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: 1. Turning toward place, space, and time / Edward L. Ayers --
2. The potential of spatial humanities / David J. Bodenhamer --
3. Geographic information science and spatial analysis for the humanities / Karen K. Kemp --
4. Exploiting time and space : a challenge for GIS in the digital humanities / Ian Gregory --
5. Qualitative GIS and emergent semantics / John Corrigan --
6. Representations of space and place in the humanities / Gary Lock --
7. Mapping text / May Yuan --
8. The geospatial semantic web, Pareto GIS, and the humanities / Trevor M. Harris, L. Jesse Rouse, and Susan Bergeron --
9. GIS, e-Science, and the humanities grid / Paul S. Ell --
10. Challenges for the spatial humanities : toward a research agenda / Trevor M. Harris, John Corrigan, and David J. Bodenhamer.
Series Title: Spatial humanities (Indiana University Press)
Responsibility: edited by David J. Bodenhamer, John Corrigan, and Trevor M. Harris.

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Geographic information systems (GIS) have spurred a renewed interest in the influence of geographical space on human behaviour and cultural development. This book explores the potential of spatial  Read more...
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