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David M. Berry - Digital Humanities: Knowledge and Critique in a Digital Age - 9780745697666 - V9780745697666
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Digital Humanities: Knowledge and Critique in a Digital Age

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Description for Digital Humanities: Knowledge and Critique in a Digital Age Paperback. As the twenty-first century unfolds, computers continue to change the way we think about culture, society and what it is to be human: areas traditionally explored by the humanities. In a world of Big Data, Google Books, digital archives, real-time streaming systems and smart phones, our use of culture has been changing dramatically. Num Pages: 248 pages. BIC Classification: JH; UBJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 15. Weight in Grams: 666.
As the twenty-first century unfolds, computers challenge the way in which we think about culture, society and what it is to be human: areas traditionally explored by the humanities. In a world of automation, Big Data, algorithms, Google searches, digital archives, real-time streams and social networks, our use of culture has been changing dramatically. The digital humanities give us powerful theories, methods and tools for exploring new ways of being in a digital age. Berry and Fagerjord provide a compelling guide, exploring the history, intellectual work, key arguments and ideas of this emerging discipline. They also offer an important critique, ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Polity
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
Weight
665g
Number of Pages
248
Place of Publication
Oxford, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780745697666
SKU
V9780745697666
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About David M. Berry
David M. Berry is Professor of Digital Humanities at the University of Sussex. Anders Fagerjord is Associate Professor of Media and Communication at the University of Oslo.

Reviews for Digital Humanities: Knowledge and Critique in a Digital Age
This important book addresses significant questions about the role of digital humanities in scholarship today. Concise and comprehensive, it is essential reading and a major addition to the emerging critical appraisal of the field. Lorna Hughes, University of Glasgow This is a compelling and exciting analysis of the ways in which the encounter between the humanities and computers ... Read more

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