Materials for class on Wednesday, November 29, 2017



Download the slides from today’s lecture.

First slide

Video from class

Mini project: Dickensian social safety net and mental health facilities

Using’s 1861 workhouse inmate data, create a one-page handout that would accompany a hypothetical presentation about mental health facilities in Victorian England. You can see full details of the dataset (as well as the code to generate the figures) at the page for Class 5.

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