Half Title Page.
List of Figures and Box.
List of Tables.
Notes on the Editors and Contributors.
Foreword The Web as Counterpart.
The Web and Historiography.
1: Historiography and the Web.
2: Understanding the Archived Web as a Historical Source.
3: Existing Web Archives.
4: Periodizing Web Archiving: Biographical, Event-Based, National and Autobiographical Traditions.
Theoretical and Methodological Reflections.
5: Web History in Context.
6: Science and Technology Studies Approaches to Web History.
7: Theorizing the Uses of the Web.
8: Ethical Considerations for Web Archives and Web History Research.
9: Collecting Primary Sources from Web Archives: A Tale of Scarcity and Abundance.
10: Network Analysis for Web History.
11: Quantitative Web History Methods.
12: Computational Methods for Web History.
13: Visualizing Historical Web Data.
Technical and Structural Dimensions of Web History.
14: Adding the Dimension of Time to HTTP.
15: Hypertext before the Web – or, What the Web Could Have Been.
16: A Historiography of the Hyperlink: Periodizing the Web through the Changing Role of the Hyperlink.
17: How Search Shaped and Was Shaped by the Web.
18: Making the Web Meaningful: A History of Web Semantics.
19: Browsers and Browser Wars.
20: Emergence of the Mobile Web.
Platforms on the Web.
22: A Critical Political Economy of Web Advertising History.
23: Exploring Web Archives in the Age of Abundance: A Social History Case Study of GeoCities.
25: The History of Online Social Media.
Web History and Users, some Case Studies.
26: Cultural Historiography of the ‘Homepage’.
27: Consumers, News, and a History of Change.
28: Historical Studies of National Web Domains.
29: The Origins of Electronic Literature as Net/Web Art.
30: Exploring the Memory of the First World War Using Web Archives: Web Graphs Seen from Different Angles.
31: A History with Web Archives, Not a History of Web Archives: A History of the British Measles–Mumps–Rubella Vaccine Crisis, 1998–2004.
32: Religion and Web History.
33: Hearing the Past: The Sonic Web from MIDI to Music Streaming.
35: Years of the Internet: Vernacular Creativity before, on and after the Chinese Web.
36: Cultural, Political and Technical Factors Influencing Early Web Uptake in North America and East Asia.
37: Online Pornography.
39: Trolls and Trolling History: From Subculture to Mainstream Practices.
The Roads Ahead.
40: Web Archives and (Digital) History: A Troubled Past and a Promising Future?.