The Future of the Past: Technology and the Study of Early Modernity

The author comments on the use of technology in the study of early modern history. He mentions the ongoing digitization of archives which enables access by more scholars and students, the new kinds of analyses that can be done with digital data, and the use of spatial analysis software such as was u...

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Published in:The sixteenth century journal
Main Author: Rose, Colin 1986-
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: Sixteenth Century Journal Publishers, Inc. [2019]
In: The sixteenth century journal
Year: 2019, Volume: 50, Issue: 1, Pages: 329-335
RelBib Classification:FB Theological education
RH Evangelization; Christian media
TJ Modern history
Further subjects:B Historiography
B DIGITIZATION of archival materials
B SPATIAL analysis (Statistics) in historical geography
B Florence (Italy)
B Early Modern History
B CENSUS data processing
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Summary:The author comments on the use of technology in the study of early modern history. He mentions the ongoing digitization of archives which enables access by more scholars and students, the new kinds of analyses that can be done with digital data, and the use of spatial analysis software such as was used in the DECIMA Project studying the census of Florence, Italy.
Contains:Enthalten in: The sixteenth century journal