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Memoria e Ricerca

Digital History. The Italian historiographical debate

di Giancarlo Monina
in Memoria e Ricerca n.s. 43 (2013), p. 185

This essay runs through some of the milestones of the Italian historiographical debate about the relationship between history and computing. The main aim of the paper is to give a systematic budget of the Italian debate since the beginning of the 1990s, highlighting the topic arised and trying to evaluate the achieved results. Moreover, it proposes a deep reflection on some of the old and new questions posed by technological developments and complex changes of the contemporary to Digital Humanities. Keywords: Italy, Digital Humanities, history, computing, technological development, internet.