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Business history in Italy and the new digital frontiers: archives and IT sources


  • Lepore, Amedeo


Over the last decade or so, business history – like many other disciplines – has had to come to terms with far-reaching innovations in scientific knowledge, communication and information, brought about by the arrival and rapid diffusion of the World Wide Web. These changes have had even greater impact in a field like archival science that uses a complex and stratified memory. For this reason, it is extremely important to analyze the current state of Italian IT sources for business history.

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  • Lepore, Amedeo, 2007. "Business history in Italy and the new digital frontiers: archives and IT sources," MPRA Paper 36642, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 14 Feb 2012.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:36642

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    Business History; Italian Historical Archives; IT sources for business history; Italian portals of business history;

    JEL classification:

    • N8 - Economic History - - Micro-Business History
    • N01 - Economic History - - General - - - Development of the Discipline: Historiographical; Sources and Methods
    • N00 - Economic History - - General - - - General


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