Ann Blair

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The origins of chart graphics (e.g., bar charts and line charts) are well known [30], with the seminal event being the publication of William Playfair's (1759-1823) The Commercial and Political Atlas in London in 1786 [26]. However, the origins of graph drawing are not well known. Although Euler (1707-1783) is credited with originating graph theory in 1736(More)
This document offers a master reading list from which students will draw up individualized (and much shorter!) reading lists in preparing exams in two different but overlapping graduate fields in history-known in the books as France 1461-1789 and Intellectual History of Western and Central Europe 1500-1800 and which I call early modern France and early(More)
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