The spatial and cartographic turn in the humanities invites experimentation with new modes of historical storytelling. Those modes—interactive, participatory, and ever evolving—may redefine our vision of scholarship by creating innovative ways to distribute and create historical knowledge. If the ultimate goal of many historians is to change the way individuals think about the past, then participatory sites may make truly significant contributions to the discipline of history.
1 December 2015
Claudio Saunt; Mapping Space, Power, and Social Life. Social Text 1 December 2015; 33 (4 (125)): 147–151. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/01642472-3315850
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