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Clio Wired: The Future of the Past in the Digital Age
In these pathbreaking essays, Roy Rosenzweig charts the impact of new media on teaching, researching, preserving, presenting, and understanding history. Negotiating between the "cyberenthusiasts" who champion technological breakthroughs and the "digital skeptics" who fear the end of traditional humanistic scholarship, Rosenzweig re-envisions the practices and professional ...more
Paperback, 309 pages
Published December 10th 2010 by Columbia University Press
(first published January 1st 2010)
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I would have given this book 5 stars for the insightfulness, clarity, and humor of Rosenzweig's writing. However, the arrangement of the essays left out a key detail: when they were originally published. It's ironic to have a book about history without the ability to chart the author's changing perceptions and viewpoints over time. You have to dig deep into the acknowledgments to find original print dates for the essays and even then, things aren't exact. If they every produce a second edition o ...more