A Conversation With a 'Luddite' Who Championed New Scholarly Directions for History

Princeton U., Office of Communications

Anthony T. Grafton, departing president of the American Historical Association, mentions intellectual history, in combination with "a social history of ideas," among fields that have been "transformed by digital-humanities methods and digital archives."
January 09, 2012

"The most Luddite person you can imagine" is how Anthony T. Grafton describes himself. But it's in part thanks to Mr. Grafton, a professor of history at Princeton University, that the American Historical Association has finally put digital-humanities…

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