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Chapter 2: The DH Moment

      https://doi.org/10.1142/9781783266104_0002Cited by:0 (Source: Crossref)
      Abstract:

      In this chapter, we examine how we are all digital now, and we introduce several key digital history and humanities terms and ideas. With inspiration from Stephen King, we build the historian's digital toolkit, exploring basic scraping and data operations, and explain why you might wish to become a “programming historian.” We begin by laying out some of the foundational issues that we must grapple with before we can begin scraping and manipulating the data we find: issues of copyright, ethics, and how digital resources affect our work as historians…