Mapping space, sense, and movement in Florence : historical GIS and the early modern city /

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Imprint:Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2016.
Description:xv, 220 pages ; 24 cm.
Series:Routledge research in digital humanities
Routledge research in digital humanities
Subject:Geographic information systems.
Digital mapping.
City and town life -- History -- Research -- Italy -- Florence -- Data processing.
Public spaces -- History -- Research -- Italy -- Florence -- Data processing.
Spatial behavior -- Social aspects -- History -- Research -- Italy -- Florence -- Data processing.
Senses and sensation -- Social aspects -- History -- Research -- Italy -- Florence -- Data processing.
Walking -- History -- Research -- Social aspects -- Italy -- Florence -- Data processing.
Digital mapping.
Geographic information systems.
Research -- Data processing.
Florence (Italy) -- Historical geography -- Data processing.
Florence (Italy) -- History -- 1421-1737 -- Research -- Data processing.
Italy -- Florence.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Terpstra, Nicholas, editor.
Rose, Colin, editor.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary:"Mapping Space, Sense, and Movement in Florence explores the potential of digital mapping or historical GIS as a research and teaching tool which can describe the spatial, kinetic and sensory dimensions of the early modern city of Florence"--Provided by publisher.
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction / Nicholas Terpstra
  • Part A. Creating a historical GIS project
  • Thinking and using DECIMA : neighbourhoods and occupations in Renaissance Florence / Colin Rose
  • The route of governmentality : surveying and collecting urban space in Ducal Florence / Leah Faibisoff
  • From the DECIMA to the DECIMA and back again : the data behind the data / Eduardo Fabbro
  • Shaping the streetscape : institutions as landlords in early modern Florence / Daniel Jamison
  • Part B. Using digital mapping to unlock spatial and social relations
  • Women behind walls : tracking nuns and socio-spatial networks in sixteenth-century Florence / Sharon Strocchia and Julia Rombough
  • Locating the sex trade in the early modern city : space, sense, and regulation in sixteenth century Florence / Nicholas Terpstra
  • Plague and the city : methodological considerations in mapping disease in early modern Florence / John Henderson and Colin Rose
  • Part C. Mapping motion, emotion and sense : using digital mapping to rethink cateogries and communication
  • Seeing sound : mapping the Florentine soundscape / Niall Atkinson
  • Mapping fear : plague and perception in Florence & Tuscany / Nicholas A. Eckstein
  • Locating experience in the Renaissance city using mobile App technologies : the Hidden Florence Project / Fabrizio Nevola and David Rosenthal
  • Conclusion: Towards early modern spatial humanities / Nicholas Terpstra and Colin Rose.