This comprehensive history of the humanities focuses on the modern period (1850-2000). The contributors, including Floris Cohen, Lorraine Daston and Ingrid Rowland, survey the rise of the humanities in interaction with the natural and social sciences, offering new perspectives on the interaction between disciplines in Europe and Asia and new insights generated by digital humanities.
A humanities of resistance : fragments for a legal history of humanity / Costas Douzinas -- Three tales of two texts : an introduction to law and the humanities / Kathryn Abrams -- Law, culture & humility / Steven L. Winter -- Biblical : the passion of the god of justice / Chaya Halberstam -- Natural and human / Catherine Kellogg -- Positive / Matthew Smith -- Postmodern justice / Peter Goodrich -- The novel / Susan Sage Heinzelman -- Imagining law as film : representation without reference / Richard Sherwin -- Law and television : screen phenomena and captive audiences / Susanna Lee -- Art / Christine Farley -- Language / Penny Pether -- Interpretation / Jay Mootz -- Narrative and rhetoric / Ravit Reichman -- Justice as translation / Harriet Murav -- The constitution of history and memory / Ariela Gross -- Trials / Lindsay Farmer -- Testimony, witnessing / Jan-Melissa Schramm -- Judgment in law and the humanities / Desmond Manderson -- Punishment / Karl Shoemaker
Genealogies of the digital humanities -- Computational thinking -- Knowledge representation and archives -- Research infrastructures -- Digital methods and tools -- Digital scholarship and interface criticism -- Towards a critical digital humanities
Introduction : the environmental humanities and the challenges of the anthropocene / Serpil Oppermann and Serenella Iovino -- Posthuman environs / Jeffrey Jerome Cohen -- Environmental history between institutionalization and revolution : a short commentary with two sites and one experiment / Marco Armiero -- Cultural ecology, the environmental humanities, and the transdisciplinary knowledge of literature / Hubert Zapf -- Where is feminism in the environmental humanities? / Greta Gaard -- Seasick among the waves of ecocriticism : an inquiry into alternative historiographic metaphors / Scott Slovic -- The extraordinary strata of the anthropocene / Jan Zalasiewicz -- Worldview remediation in the first century of the new millennium / J. Baird Callicott -- We have never been "anthropos" : from environmental justice to cosmopolitics / Joni Adamson -- Resources (un)LTD : of planets, mining and biogeochemical togetherness / Filippo Bertoni -- Lacuna : minding the gaps of place and class / Lowell Duckert -- Nature/culture/seawater : theory machines, anthropology, oceanization / Stefan Helmreich -- Revisiting the anthropological difference / Matthew Calarco -- Lively ethography : storying animist worlds / Thom van Dooren and Deborah Bird Rose -- Religion and ecology : towards the communion of creatures / Kate Rigby -- How the earth speaks now : the book of nature and biosemiotics as theoretical resource for the environmental humanities in the twenty-first century / Wendy Wheeler -- How to read a bridge / Rob Nixon -- The Martian book of the dead / Bronislaw Szerszynski -- On rivers / Juan Carlos Galeano -- Can the humanities become posthuman? : a conversation / Rosi Braidotti and Cosetta Veronese