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1 Moving from text or numbers to pictures

2 English translation of original map by Charles Minard (1885) showing the fate of Napoleons Grand Army in the Russian campaign of 1812. (Tufte. 2001. p.41)

3 Poetry or Maths? Reproduced from: Burrows J. (2002) Delta: a Measure of Stylistic Difference and a Guide to Likely Authorship, Literary and Linguistic Computing, Vol. 17:3 p. 270.

4 Reproduced from: Burrows J. (2002) Delta: a Measure of Stylistic Difference and a Guide to Likely Authorship, Literary and Linguistic Computing, Vol. 17:3 p. 280.

5 John Burrows (2006) Wisbey Lecture at Kings College London

6 Women and Property in Early Modern England

7 Data as lists Ann Simms of Riverhead (Female) left £1560 died at age 89 years Anne Potts of Ide Hill (Female) left £34 died at 17 years Charles Forth of Chevening (Male) left £129 died at age 48 years :::: GeorgeSalter of Riverhead (male) left £190, died at age 26 years

8 Data as a table Forename Surname Village Gender Wealth Age at death Ann SimmsRiverhead Female £1560 89 Anne PottsIde Hill Female £34 17 Charles ForthChevening Male £129 48

9 Tables in a Spreadsheet

10 Stature in Transition

11 Stature in Transition research paper (ssh.dukejournals.org/cgi/reprint/28/2/231.pdf)ssh.dukejournals.org/cgi/reprint/28/2/231.pdf Living conditions during industrial revolution in Belgium. Should have stopped growing by 19. Data available for 19 and 20 year olds. Conscript records – long span of consistent data (under 155cm exempt). Crosses classes, occupations, city/rural. Records height, occupation, place of origin. Provides snapshots and timeseries.

12 Background Data Table 1

13 Were they still growing?

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15 Trends

16 Not so good


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