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History of information graphics

Author: Sandra RendgenJulius WiedemannDavid RumseyMichael FriendlyMichael StollAll authors
Publisher: Köln : Taschen, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"In the age of big data and digital distribution, when news travel ever further and faster and media outlets compete for a fleeting slice of online attention, information graphics have swept center stage. At once nuanced and neat, they distill abstract ideas, complex statistics, and cutting-edge discoveries into succinct, compelling, and masterful designs. Cartographers, programmers, statisticians, designers,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Illustrated works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra Rendgen; Julius Wiedemann; David Rumsey; Michael Friendly; Michael Stoll; Scott Klein
ISBN: 9783836567671 3836567679
OCLC Number: 1109956987
Language Note: Text in English, German, and French.
Description: 462 pages : illustrations (chiefly color, some folded), charts, facsimiles, maps ; 38 cm
Contents: Line, color, area, symbol. 1,200 years of visually transferring knowledge / Sandra Rendgen. Middle Ages. Seeing data through maps / David Rumsey. Early Modern Age. Mining gems from the history of data visualization / Michael Friendly. 19th Century. Understanding humans and machines / Michael Stoll. 20th Century. The forgotten origins of news infographics / Scott Klein.
Other Titles: History of information graphics.
History of information graphics.
History of information graphics.
Responsibility: Sandra Rendgen ; ed. Julius Wiedemann ; with contributions from David Rumsey, Michael Friendly, Michael Stoll, and Scott Klein.

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From cosmic charts and da Vinci's Vitruvian Man to the New York subway map: trace the history of visual data from the Middle Ages to the digital era in this XL compendium. Featuring some 400  Read more...

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