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The Minard System : the complete statistical graphics of Charles-Joseph Minard, from the collection of the École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées

Author: Sandra Rendgen
Publisher: New York, NY : Princeton Architectural Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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If you have any interest in information graphics, maps, or history, you know of the seminal flow map of Napoleon's 1812 march into Russia by Charles-Joseph Minard, made famous by Edward Tufte, and considered to be one of the most magnificent data graphics ever produced. 'The Minard System' explores the nineteenth-century civil engineer's career and the story behind this masterpiece of multivariate data, as well as  Read more...
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Rendgen, Sandra.
Minard System.
New York, NY : Princeton Architectural Press, [2018]
(OCoLC)1021059409
Named Person: Charles Joseph Minard; Charles Joseph Minard; Charles Joseph Minard
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra Rendgen
ISBN: 1616897872 9781616897871
OCLC Number: 1054059815
Description: 1 online resource (176 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Intro; Preface The Story Behind the Masterpiece; Introduction The Minard System: A Geography of Flux; Catalog of Statistical Graphics; Appendices; Technical Drawings; Curriculum Vitae; Notes; Bibliography; List of Figures; Index; Acknowledgments
Responsibility: Sandra Rendgen.

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