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Dan Cohen (6 March 2012)

  1. 1. FINDING MEANING IN A MILLION VICTORIAN BOOKS DAN COHEN 6 MARCH 2012 WEB: DANCOHEN.ORGINSTITUTE OF HISTORICAL RESEARCH, LONDON TWITTER: @DANCOHEN
  2. 2. inbound links outbound links words in the URL title of the web page top-level domain (e.g., .edu)age of second-level domain (e.g., dancohen.org) date page was created date page was last updated how frequently a page is updated related pages on the same domain keywords in meta tags font size of keywords (h1, h2, etc.) ...
  3. 3. 1,681,161 MILLION BOOKS
  4. 4. title sales author birth year of author contributor death year of author publication year fiction type text full title language height material form LC subject headingbibliographic level other subject headings page count place of publication publisher product form library holdings publication country
  5. 5. THE VICTORIAN CRISIS OF FAITH
  6. 6. COMPARISONS USING BOOKWORM
  7. 7. Age of authors mentioning religious topics
  8. 8. Birth year of authors using the word "God"
  9. 9. The disciplinary split on “biblical”
  10. 10. The disciplinary split on “biblical”
  11. 11. Use of “happiness,” USA vs UK
  12. 12. BEYOND THE UNIGRAM
  13. 13. “_________ marriage”
  14. 14. Interesting bigrams with “marriage” as the second wordwith frequencies that change significantly over the 19th c. clandestine forbidden foreign fruitless good happy hasty irregular loveless mixed
  15. 15. 1790s sinful to harbour evil thoughts sinful to the obedience of God sinful to attend the playhousesinful to do it from any other motive but conviction
  16. 16. 1890ssinful to be superstitiously credulous sinful to drink intoxicating liquorssinful to allow your grief to hurt you sinful to treat beasts with cruelty
  17. 17. LOOKING AHEAD
  18. 18. FINDING MEANING IN A MILLION VICTORIAN BOOKS DAN COHEN 6 MARCH 2012 WEB: DANCOHEN.ORGINSTITUTE OF HISTORICAL RESEARCH, LONDON TWITTER: @DANCOHEN

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