Spatial Humanities

The spatial humanities is a new interdisciplinary field resulting from the recent surge of scholarly interest in space. It prospects a ground upon which humanities scholars can collaborate with investigators engaged in scientific and quantitatively-oriented research. This spatial turn invites an initiative focused on geographic and conceptual space and is poised to exploit an assortment of technologies, especially in the area of the digital humanities. Framed by perspectives drawn from Geographic Information Science, and attentive to cutting-edge developments in data mining, the geo-semantic Web, and the visual display of cultural data, the agenda of the spatial humanities includes the pursuit of theory, methods, case studies, applied technology, broad narratives, persuasive strategies, and the bridging of research fields. The series is intended to bring the best scholarship in spatial humanities to academic and lay audiences, in both introductory and advanced forms, and in connection with Web-based electronic supplements to and extensions of book publication. Contact: Bob Sloan, rjsloan@indiana.eduEditorial Advisory Board Edward Ayers, University of Richmond, USAPeter Bol, Harvard University, USAPeter Doorn, DANS, Netherlands I-chun Fan, Academia Sinica, TaiwanMichael Goodchild, University of California-Santa Barbara, USAYuzuru Isoda, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan Kim Knott, University of Leeds, UKAnne Knowles, Middlebury College, USAAndreas Kunz, Institute of European History (Mainz), Germany Lewis Lancaster, University of California-Berkeley, USAGary Lock, University of Oxford, UK Barney Warf, Kansas University, USAMay Yuan, Oklahoma University, USA

David J. Bodenhamer, John Corrigan, and Trevor M. Harris
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