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Have Very Large Data Bases Methodological Relevance?

  • Manfred Thaller
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Abstract

The Humanities, like all provinces of Academia, have been considerably influenced by the “micro computer revolution” of the last few decades. While, as other fields, the Humanities, too, have their fair share of persons who are doubtful about the praiseworthiness of these developments on more general grounds, a specific argument has been raised in the Humanities, which, in our opinion, is fairly unique to them.

Keywords

Data Base Historical Research Historical Source Spatial Frame Methodological Implication 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Manfred Thaller
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  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für GeschichteGermany

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