Big Data in History

  • Patrick┬áManning

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Patrick Manning
    Pages 1-13
  3. Patrick Manning
    Pages 14-28
  4. Patrick Manning
    Pages 101-107
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 108-119

About this book


Big Data in History introduces the project to create a world-historical archive, tracing the last four centuries of historical dynamics and change. Chapters address the archive's overall plan, how to interpret the past through a global archive, the missions of gathering records, linking local data into global patterns, and exploring the results.


Aggregation crowd sourcing datasets global archive historical dynamics human-natural interaction information science social-science data social-science theory supercomputing visualization world history Big Data dynamics history history of literature interpret project structure time

Authors and affiliations

  • Patrick┬áManning
    • 1
  1. 1.University of PittsburghUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2013
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Pivot, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-47853-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-37897-2
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