Skip to main content
Book
Placing History: How Maps, Spatial Data, and GIS are Changing Historical Scholarship
(2008)
  • Amy Hillier, University of Pennsylvania
Abstract

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.

Publication Date
Winter January, 2008
Editor
Anne Kelly Knowles (book) and Amy Hillier (digital supplement)
Publisher
ESRI Press
Citation Information
Anne Kelly Knowles and Amy Hillier, editors. Placing History: How Maps, Spatial Data, and GIS are Changing Historical Scholarship. Redlands CA: ESRI Press, 2008.