Pastplay: Teaching and Learning History with Technology
by Kevin Kee
Publisher: University of Michigan Press 2014
Number of pages: 348
In the field of history, the Web and other technologies have become important tools in research and teaching of the past. 'Pastplay' is a collection of essays written by leading history and humanities researchers and teachers.
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This work includes historical disasters and tragedies sorted chronologically and geographically. Each event includes details related to the event and details about victims, presented in an educational and historically instructive manner.
by C. Langlois, C. Seignobos - Henry Holt and company
This is not a summary of universal history for the use of beginners. The book is intended, not as a summary of ascertained facts or a system of general ideas on universal history, but as an essay on the method of the historical sciences.
by Kristen Nawrotzki, Jack Dougherty - University of Michigan Press
With our unique focus on writing, our innovative web-born format and our open review process, we seek to move beyond the traditionalist ways scholars -- and historians in particular -- have tended to think about and to use digital technologies.
by Jonathan Gorman - University of Ottawa Press
Has any question about the historical past ever been finally answered? This incisive study goes one step further and brings into question the very ability of historians to gather and communicate genuine knowledge about the past.