The bones of digital history

Osmond, Gary and Phillips, Murray G. (2015). The bones of digital history. In Gary Osmond and Murray G. Phillips (Ed.), Sport History in the Digital Era (pp. 1-32) Champaign, IL, United States: University of Illinois Press.

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Author Osmond, Gary
Phillips, Murray G.
Title of chapter The bones of digital history
Title of book Sport History in the Digital Era
Place of Publication Champaign, IL, United States
Publisher University of Illinois Press
Publication Year 2015
Sub-type Introduction, foreword, editorial or appendix
ISBN 9780252038938
Editor Gary Osmond
Murray G. Phillips
Chapter number 1
Start page 1
End page 32
Total pages 32
Total chapters 11
Collection year 2016
Language eng
Formatted Abstract/Summary
In early 2011, the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC), the national body responsible for the participation of Australian athletes with a disability at the Paralympic Games, published a tender to write their history... Not one sport historian from around the world submitted a tender to write the history. This begs the obvious question: why were sport historians unwilling to tender for this project? The answer was related to additional requirements by the APC... Sport historians, including ourselves, were not up for it. The Australian Paralympic history project is not an isolated example of the reluctance of sport historians to engage with digital history... The aim of this book is to explore these issues, opportunities, and challenges for sport history in the digital era...
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