Editors’ Choice: New Forms of History: Critiquing Data and Its Representations

As the historical record becomes increasingly digitized, historians now have new research methodologies and modes of dissemination at their fingertips that have virtually no precedent. Many of these opportunities center on an increasing use of data and its representations in historical analysis, interpretation, and writing…We as historians are going to have only more and complex data along with increasingly sophisticated ways of creating and consuming it in our future.