Bibliographic Details

Mapping space, sense, and movement in Florence : historical GIS and the early modern city / edited by Nicholas Terpstra and Colin Rose.

Imprint Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2016.
Description xv, 220 pages ; 24 cm.
Language English
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
URL for this record
Other authors / contributors Terpstra, Nicholas, editor.
Rose, Colin, editor.
ISBN 9781138184893
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.