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A Historian's Guide to Computing [Book Review]

Kousser, J. Morgan (1996) A Historian's Guide to Computing [Book Review]. Journal of Interdisciplinary History, 27 (1). pp. 103-105. ISSN 0022-1953.

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Authors of methodology textbooks in every discipline face the same choices: What audience should be targeted? How advanced, how technical, how comprehensive, and how closely linked to current technology should the book be? How broad and how deep should discussions of substantive or theoretical literature, problems of research design, or pure techniques be? Since the market for such textbooks among historians is small, and since no group or association in the discipline has organized a coordinated series of monographs, the options open to authors are limited.

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Additional Information:© 1996 MIT Press. Book review of: A Historian's Guide to Computing. By Daniel I. Greenstein. New York, Oxford University Press, 1994. ISBN: 9780198242352
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Official Citation: Historian's Guide to Computing by Daniel I. Greenstein Review by: J. Morgan Kousser The Journal of Interdisciplinary History , Vol. 27, No. 1 (Summer, 1996), pp. 103-105 Published by: The MIT Press Article Stable URL:
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