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Week Nine

Week Nine

The 'Spatial Turn' in History

Core Readings:

Further Reading:

  • Bodenhamer, David J., John. Corrigan, and Trevor M. Harris. The Spatial Humanities: GIS and the Future of Humanities Scholarship. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2010.
  • Knowles, Anne Kelly. Past Time, Past Place: Gis for History. Redlands, Calif.: ESRI Press, 2002.
  • Haggerty, John, and Sheryllynne Haggerty. “Visual Analytics of an Eighteenth-century Business Network.” Enterprise and Society 11, no. 1 (2010): 1-25 [link for UQ students].
  • Mostern, Ruth. "Historical Gazetteers: An Experiential Perspective, with Examples from Chinese History." Historical Methods 41, no. 1 (Winter2008 2008): 39-46 [link for UQ students].
  • Schwartz, Robert, Ian Gregory, and Thomas Thévenin. “Spatial History: Railways, Uneven Development, and Population Change in France and Great Britain, 1850–1914.” Journal of Interdisciplinary History 42, no. 1 (2011): 53-88 [link for UQ students].

Practical Session:

Visualising Historical Data: Exploring Gephi, https://gephi.org/

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