Tag Archives: Digital Humanities

Mapping Qing Relay Stations

The beta stage site is here. During the Qing dynasty, the large network of postal and military stations, connecting the ruling kernel with China proper, Manchuria, Mongolia, Sinkiang, and Tibet, were venues of information and military logistics for monitoring the empire, and also routes which officials, scholars, merchants traveled. My recent project has been one […]

A Cheap World War II Visualization

I have always been interested in how history can talk to the quantitative, so as part of a small data science project, I thought it was a good idea to put together a visualization of World War II using R. It would be a sorry state of affairs if I had to salvage WWII data […]