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Handbook of digital public history

Title
Handbook of digital public history / edited by Serge Noiret, Mark Tebeau, and Gerben Zaagsma.
ISBN
9783110439229
9783110430295
9783110430370
Publication
Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter Oldenbourg, [2022]
Physical Description
ix, 553 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Summary
This handbook provides a systematic overview of the present state of international research in digital public history. Individual studies by internationally renowned public historians, digital humanists, and digital historians elucidate central issues in the field and present a critical account of the major public history accomplishments, research activities, and practices with the public and of their digital context. The handbook applies an international and comparative approach, looks at the historical development of the field, focuses on technical background and the use of specific digital media and tools. Furthermore, the handbook analyzes connections with local communities and different publics worldwide when engaging in digital activities with the past, indicating directions for future research, and teaching activities. -- Provided by publisher.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
April 15, 2023
Series
De Gruyter reference.
De Gruyter reference
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
Introduction / Serge Noiret, Mark Tebeau, and Gerben Zaagsma
Part 1: Historiography
The historiographical foundations of digital public history / Anaclet Pons
Crowdsourcing and user generated content: The raison d'etre of digital public history / Serge Noiret
Sharing authority in online collaborative public history practices / Serge Noiret
Shifting the balance of power: Oral history and public history in the digital era / Mary Larson
Digital public archaeology / Chiara Bonacchi
Identities - a historical look at online memory and identity issues / Sophie Gebeil
Digital environmental humanities / Joshua MacFadyen
Combining values of museums and digital culture in digital public history / Emily Esten
Open access: an opportunity to redesign scholarly communication in history / Pierre Mounier
Past and present in digital public history / Marcello Ravveduto
Digital hermeneutics: the reflexive turn in digital public history? / Andreas Fickers
Part 2: Contexts
Archivists as peers in digital public history / Trevor Owens and Jesse A. Johnston
History museums: Enhancing audience engagement through digital technologies / William S. Walker
Interactive museum & exhibitions in digital public history projects and practices: An overview and the unusual case of M9 Museum / Michelangela Di Giacomo, Livio Karrer
Digital public history in libraries / Marii Väljataga
Publishing public history in the digital age / Rabea Rittgerodt
"Learning public history by doing public history" / Mills Kelly
Spaces: what's at stake in their digital public histories? / Kimberly Coulter, Wilko Graf von Hardenberg, and Finn Arne Jørgensen
Digital public history in the United States / Thomas Cauvin
Technology and historic preservation: documentation and storytelling / Priya Chhaya with contributions by Reina Murray
Social media: snapshots in public history / Florentina Armaselu
Part 3: Best practices
Curation: toward a new ethic of digital public history / Mark Tebeau
Data visualization for history / Martin Grandjean
Mapping and maps in digital and public history / Fred Gibbs
Gaming and digital public history / Nico Nolden and Eugen Pfister
Individuals in the crowd: privacy, online participatory curation, and the public historian as private citizen / Tammy S. Gordon
Building communities, reconciling histories: Can we make a more honest history? / Rebecca S. Wingo and William G. Thomas III
Cybermemorials: remembrance and places of memory in the digital age / Sandra Camarda
Living history: performing the past / David Dean
Activist digital public history / Lara Kelland
Digital public history: family history and genealogy / Jerome de Groot
Digital personal memories: the archiving of the self and public history / Valérie Schafer
Planning with the public: how to co-develop digital public history projects? / Pierluigi Feliciati
As seen through smartphone: an evolution of historic information embedment / Brett Oppegaard
Part 4: Technology, media, data and metadata
What does it meme? Public history in the internet memes era / Matteo Di Legge, Francesco Mantovani, and Iara Meloni
Historical GIS / Paolo Mogorovich and Enrica Salvatori
Content management / Gerben Zaagsma
Linked open data & metadata / Carlo Meghini
Big data and public history / Frédéric Clavert and Lars Wieneke
Modeling data complexity in public history and cultural heritage / Gioele Barabucci, Francesca Tomasi, and Fabio Vitali
History and video games / Yannick Rochat
Historians as digital storytellers: The digital shift in narrative practices for public historians / Dominique Santana
The audiovisual dimension & the digital turn in public history practices / Enrica Salvatori
Digital public history and photography / Raffaella Biscioni
Exploring large-scale digital archives - opportunities and limits to use unsupervised machine learning for the extraction of semantics / Seth van Hooland and Mathias Coeckelbergs
Infographics and public history / Federica Signoriello.
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