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Adolphe Quetelet and Andre Guerry

I am trying to track down online versions of maps drawn by Adolphe Quetelet and Andre Guerry in the 1830s in France. These maps were some of the earlier maps depicting crime and its relationship to geography. Do you know where I could find something like this?
Cynthia
University of Maryland

-- Cynthia Lum (email)


Response to quetelet and guerry

The obvious source is Gilles Palsky, Des chiffres et des cartes la cartographie quantitative au XIXe siecle (Paris, 1996). The image you seek appears on page 68.

-- Edward Tufte


Michael Friendly and Daniel J. Denis have put together an excellent collection, "Milestones in the History of Thematic Cartography, Statistical Graphics, and Data Visualization" at

http://www.math.yorku.ca/SCS/Gallery/milestone/index.html

-- Edward Tufte




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