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By Charles B. Travis

Preface: summary machine

Part 1: GIS and the electronic humanities

1. Introduction
From Lascaux to the ocean of Tranquility
What is a GIS?
GIS and the electronic humanities
Contents

2. towards the spatial turn
A short historical past of Western geographical thought
Post-structuralist perspectives
Deep mapping
GIS and the gap of conjecture

3. Writing time and house with GIS: The conquest and mapping of seventeenth-century eire
Period, position, and GIS
Geovisualizing Irish history
Rebellion and conquest in 3D
Surveying the Cromwellian Settlement
William Petty and the Down Survey
From the ballybetagh to the barony
The Books of Survey and Distribution
Database mapping the Books
Visualizing the webs of history

Part 2: Writers, texts, and mapping

4. GIS and the poetic eye
Mapping Kavanagh
Bakhtinian GIS
Creating a electronic dinnseanchas
Plotting the poetic eye

5. Modeling and visualizing in GIS: The topological affects of Homer’s Odyssey and Dante’s Inferno on James Joyce’s Ulysses (1922)
Joycean cartographies
Homer and Dante’s topologies
Modeling Ulysses
The topologies of Ulysses
Upper Hell
Middle of Hell (City of Dis)
Lower Hell
Purgatory
Visualizing a “new Inferno in complete sail”

6. Psychogeographical GIS: making a “kaleidoscope built with consciousness,”
Flann O’Brien’s At Swim-Two-Birds (1939)
The novel as city GIS
Spatializing At Swim-Two-Birds
Psychogeographical mapping with GIS
Vico-Bakhtin timespaces
Counter-cartographical GIS

7. Geovisualizing Beckett
Samuel Beckett’s GIStimeline
Geovisual narratology
Dublin-Paris, 1916–30
Beckett’s bottled climates
London, 1933–35
France, 1945–46
Bricolage and biography

Part three. towards a humanities GIS

8. The terrae incognitae of humanities GIS
The misplaced mapmaker
The map theater
The geographer’s technology and the storyteller’s artwork

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Travis (New York: Springer, 2012), 211–39. 41 Ibid. 42 A. ” Panel session, “Historians in Space,” Graduate Conference in European History, Budapest, Hungary, April 25, 2013. 43 Lünen, “Tracking in a New Territory,” 211–39. 22 Abstrac t Machine Humanities in GIS 44 T. M. Harris, L. J. Rouse, and S. Bergeron. “Humanities GIS: Adding Place, Spatial Storytelling and Immersive Visualization into the Humanities,” GeoHumanities: Art, History, Text at the Edge of Place, eds. M. Dear et al. (London and New York: Routledge, 2011), 226–40.

He sought to pacify the island and conquer the Catholic Confederacy established in Kilkenny following the Irish Rebellion of 1641. Originally, the rebellion erupted in defiance of New English and Scottish Protestant settlements and plantations. Over the next decade, however, vicious ethno-religious conflict pitted the Gaelic Irish and the largely Catholic, longtime-settled Old English population against the newly arrived English and Scottish Protestants. Consequently, Ireland roiled with a level of terror similar in magnitude to the Thirty Years’ War in Germany (1618–48).

2 (2012): 80–91. 40 A. von Lünen, “Tracking in a New Territory: Re-imagining GIS for History,” in History and GIS: Epistemologies, Considerations and Reflections, eds. A. von Lünen and C. Travis (New York: Springer, 2012), 211–39. 41 Ibid. 42 A. ” Panel session, “Historians in Space,” Graduate Conference in European History, Budapest, Hungary, April 25, 2013. 43 Lünen, “Tracking in a New Territory,” 211–39. 22 Abstrac t Machine Humanities in GIS 44 T. M. Harris, L. J. Rouse, and S. Bergeron. “Humanities GIS: Adding Place, Spatial Storytelling and Immersive Visualization into the Humanities,” GeoHumanities: Art, History, Text at the Edge of Place, eds.

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