Bibliographic Details

Understanding digital humanities / edited by David M. Berry.

Imprint Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
Description xviii, 318 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Language English
Subject Digital humanities
Digital media.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies.
COMPUTERS / Social Aspects / General.
COMPUTERS / Digital Media / General.
Digital media.
Digital humanities.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record
Other authors / contributors Berry, David M. (David Michael)
ISBN 9780230292659 (pbk.)
0230292658 (pbk.)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Confronting the digital revolution in academia, this book examines the application of new computational techniques and visualisation technologies in the Arts & Humanities. Uniting differing perspectives, leading and emerging scholars discuss the theoretical and practicalchallenges that computation raises for these disciplines"--Provided by publisher.
Table of Contents:
  • List of Illustrations
  • Acknowledgements
  • Notes on Contributors
  • 1. Introduction: Understanding the Digital Humanities
  • 2. An Interpretation of Digital Humanities
  • 3. How We Think: Transforming Power and Digital Technologies
  • 4. Digital Methods: Five Challenges
  • 5. Archives in Media Theory: Material Media Archaeology and Digital Humanities
  • 6. Canonicalism and the Computational Turn
  • 7. The Esthetics of Hidden Things
  • 8. The Meaning and the Mining of Legal Texts
  • 9. Have the Humanities Always Been Digital? For an Understanding of the 'Digital Humanities' in the Context of Originary Technicity
  • 10. Present, Not Voting: Digital Humanities in the Panopticon
  • 11. Analysis Tool or Research Methodology: Is There an Epistemology for Patterns?
  • 12. Do Computers Dream of Cinema? Film Data for Computer Analysis and Visualisation
  • 13. The Feminist Critique: Mapping Controversy in Wikipedia
  • 14. How to Compare One Million Images?
  • 15. Cultures of Formalisation: Towards an Encounter between Humanities and Computing
  • 16. Transdisciplinarity and Digital Humanities: Lessons Learned from Developing Text-Mining Tools for Textual Analysis
  • Index