Humanities World Report 2015

by Poul Holm, Arne Jarrick, Dominic Scott

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Book Description

The first of its kind, this Open Access 'Report' is a first step in assessing the state of the humanities worldwide. Based on an extensive literature review and enlightening interviews the book discusses the value of the humanities, the nature of humanities research and the relation between humanities and politics, amongst other issues.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Humanities World Report 2015 ebook for free in PDF format (1.3 MB).

Table of Contents

Chapter 1
Introduction
1
Chapter 2
The Value of the Humanities
12
Chapter 3
The Nature of the Humanities
42
Chapter 4
The Digital Humanities
64
Chapter 5
Translating the Humanities
84
Chapter 6
The Culture of Humanities Research
111
Chapter 7
Funding and Infrastructure
136
Chapter 8
Humanities and Public Policy
160
Chapter 9
Conclusion
179
Appendix
The Interview Questionnaire
193

Book Details

Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Published
2015
Pages
225
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9781137500274
ISBN10
1137500271
ISBN13 Digital
9781137500281
ISBN10 Digital
113750028X
PDF Size
1.3 MB
License
CC BY

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