Pirating Texts

Project Summary

Gabriel Guedes (Math, Global Cultural Studies), Lucian Li (Computer Science, History), and Orgil Batzaya (Math, Computer Science) spent ten weeks using text analytics and interactive mapping tools to understand the geographic spread of 1,482 versions and editions of the Robinson Crusoe story.  They worked with data provided by the Hathi Trust, the University of Florida, and the Internet Archive.

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Themes and Categories
Year
2018
Contact
Paul Bendich
Mathematics
bendich@math.duke.edu

Disciplines Involved: English, Literature, History, Geography, Visual & Media Studies

Project Lead: Charlotte Sussman

Project Manager: Grant Glass

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