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Research in times of Wikileaks. Reflections on Contemporary History in the Twenty-First Century
Journal Title: MEMORIA E RICERCA  
Author/s: Kiran Klaus Patel 
Year:  2011 Issue: 37 Language: Italian 
Pages:  17 Pg. 155-171 FullText PDF:  164 KB
DOI:  10.3280/MER2011-037010
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The article discusses the challenges contemporary history has to face due to the changing nature of its sources in the digital age. It argues that so far, historians have not done enough to prepare themselves for this new situation that will force the discipline to rethink established routines and standards. Moreover, it proposes concrete directions into which historiography should develop.
Keywords: Contemporary History; Digitalization; Sources; Wikileaks; XXI Century; Historiography

Kiran Klaus Patel, Research in times of Wikileaks. Reflections on Contemporary History in the Twenty-First Century in "MEMORIA E RICERCA " 37/2011, pp. 155-171, DOI:10.3280/MER2011-037010

   

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