The SAGE Handbook of Web History

Editors: Brugger, Niels and Milligan, Ian
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: Sage UK

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-4739-8005-1
Category: Technology & Engineering - Technology
Image Count: 97
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

The SAGE Handbook of Web History marks the first comprehensive review of this subject to date. Its editors emphasise two main different forms of study: the use of the web as an historical resource, and the web as an object of study in its own right.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • Notes on the Editors and Contributors
  • Foreword - Steve Jones
  • Introduction
  • Part I: The Web and Historiography
  • 1. Historiography and the Web - Ian Milligan
  • 2. Understanding the Archived Web as a Historical Source - Niels Brügger
  • 3. Existing Web Archives - Peter Webster
  • 4. Periodizing Web Archiving: Biographical, Event-Based, National and Autobiographical Traditions - Richard Rogers
  • Part II: Theoretical and Methodological Reflections
  • 5. Web History in Context - Valérie Schafer and Benjamin G. Thierry
  • 6. Science and Technology Studies Approaches to Web History - Francesca Musiani and Valérie Schafer
  • 7. Theorizing the Uses of the Web - Ralph Schroeder
  • 8. Ethical Considerations for Web Archives and Web History Research - Stine Lomborg
  • 9. Collecting Primary Sources from Web Archives: A Tale of Scarcity and Abundance - Federico Nanni
  • 10. Network Analysis for Web History - Michael Stevenson and Anat Ben-David
  • 11. Quantitative Web History Methods - Anthony Cocciolo
  • 12. Computational Methods for Web History - Anat Ben-David and Adam Amram
  • 13. Visualizing Historical Web Data - Justin Joque
  • Part III: Technical and Structural Dimensions of Web History
  • 14. Adding the Dimension of Time to HTTP - Michael L. Nelson and Herbert Van de Sompel
  • 15. Hypertext before the Web – or, What the Web Could Have Been - Belinda Barnet
  • 16. A Historiography of the Hyperlink: Periodizing the Web through the Changing Role of the Hyperlink - Anne Helmond
  • 17. How Search Shaped and Was Shaped by the Web242 - Alexander Halavais
  • 18. Making the Web Meaningful: A History of Web Semantics - Lindsay Poirier
  • 19. Browsers and Browser Wars - Marc Weber
  • 20. Emergence of the Mobile Web - Gerard Goggin
  • Part IV: Platforms on the Web
  • 21. Wikipedia - Andy Famiglietti
  • 22. A Critical Political Economy of Web Advertising History - Matthew Crain
  • 23. Exploring Web Archives in the Age of Abundance: A Social History Case Study of GeoCities - Ian Milligan
  • 24. Blogs - Ignacio Siles
  • 25. The History of Online Social Media - Christina Ortner, Philip Sinner and Tanja Jadin
  • Part V: Web History and Users, some Case Studies
  • 26. Cultural Historiography of the ‘Homepage’ - Madhavi Mallapragada
  • 27. Consumers, News, and a History of Change - Allie Kosterich and Matthew Weber
  • 28. Historical Studies of National Web Domains - Niels Brügger and Ditte Laursen
  • 29. The Origins of Electronic Literature as Net/Web Art - James O'Sullivan and Dene Grigar
  • 30. Exploring the Memory of the First World War Using Web Archives: Web Graphs Seen from Different Angles - Valérie Beaudouin, Zeynep Pehlivan and Peter Stirling
  • 31. A History with Web Archives, Not a History of Web Archives: A History of the British Measles–Mumps–Rubella Vaccine Crisis, 1998–2004 - Gareth Millward
  • 32. Religion and Web History - Peter Webster
  • 33. Hearing the Past: The Sonic Web from MIDI to Music Streaming - Jeremy Wade Morris
  • 34. Memes - Jim McGrath
  • 35. Years of the Internet: Vernacular Creativity before, on and after the Chinese Web - Gabriele de Seta
  • 36. Cultural, Political and Technical Factors Influencing Early Web Uptake in North America and East Asia - Mark McLelland
  • 37. Online Pornography - Susanna Paasonen
  • 38. Spam - Finn Brunton
  • 39. Trolls and Trolling History: From Subculture to Mainstream Practices - Michael Nycyk
  • Part VI: Roads Ahead
  • 40. Web Archives and (Digital) History: A Troubled Past and a Promising Future? - Jane Winters