Diagrams in History

December 2010
Historian (02651076);Winter2010, Issue 108, p15
Academic Journal
The article discusses the use of various types of expository diagrams throughout history, beginning with the use of maps by ancient Babylonians and Greeks. Various kinds of conceptual diagrams are analyzed, including flow charts, graphs, and organizational tables. Emphasis is given to the use of such diagrams by social scientists, especially sociologists.


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