In the last decade, historical GIS has emerged as a promising new methodology for studying the past. Historical GIS is the use of geographic information systems software and allied geospatial methods for historical research and teaching. Placing History: How Maps, Spatial Data, and GIS Are Changing Historical Scholarship offers case studies and essays on key issues involving historical GIS, highlighting the unprecedented range of tools to visualize historical information in a geographical context.
Placing History: How Maps, Spatial Data, and GIS are Changing Historical Scholarship(2008)
Publication DateWinter January, 2008
EditorAnne Kelly Knowles (book) and Amy Hillier (digital supplement)
Citation InformationAnne Kelly Knowles and Amy Hillier, editors. Placing History: How Maps, Spatial Data, and GIS are Changing Historical Scholarship. Redlands CA: ESRI Press, 2008.