Book 2013

History and GIS

Epistemologies, Considerations and Reflections


ISBN: 978-94-007-5008-1 (Print) 978-94-007-5009-8 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-13

    Beyond GIS: Geospatial Technologies and the Future of History

  3. Chapter

    Pages 15-25

    Immobile History: An Interview with Emmanuel Le Roy Ladurie

  4. Chapter

    Pages 27-38

    The Dawn of a Golden Age? Historical GIS and the History of Choropleth Mapping in the Netherlands

  5. Chapter

    Pages 39-58

    (In)Digitizing Cáuigú Historical Geographies: Technoscience as a Postcolonial Discourse

  6. Chapter

    Pages 59-72

    Place in Time: GIS and the Spatial Imagination in Teaching History

  7. Chapter

    Pages 73-87

    “Thou Shalt Make No Graven Maps!”: An Interview with Gunnar Olsson

  8. Chapter

    Pages 89-110

    Vernacular GIS: Mapping Early Modern Geography and Socioeconomics

  9. Chapter

    Pages 111-125

    Mapping Miracles: Early Medieval Hagiography and the Potential of GIS

  10. Chapter

    Pages 127-144

    The Role of Knowledge Spaces in Geographically-Oriented History

  11. Chapter

    Pages 145-152

    Writing Visual Histories: An Interview with David J. Staley

  12. Chapter

    Pages 153-171

    GIS and Research Into Historical “Spaces of Practice”: Overcoming the Epistemological Barriers

  13. Chapter

    Pages 173-193

    GIS and History: Epistemologies, Reflections, and Considerations

  14. Chapter

    Pages 195-210

    Maps of Change: A Brief History of the American Historical Atlas

  15. Chapter

    Pages 211-239

    Tracking in a New Territory: Re-imaging GIS for History

  16. Back Matter

    Pages 241-242