This tutorial will show you how to use a Python open-source code to obtain and visualize descriptive statistics from a Spanish cedulario, or collection of royal decrees, from the early colonial Philippines (1565-1600). Any scholar or student interested in colonial Latin America’s legal history could use it to analyze data sets created in Microsoft Excel built upon similar primary sources.
Grade Level(s): Undergraduate; Graduate & Professional
Course Subject(s): Digital Scholarship
- Understand the basics of performing an statistical analysis using Python
- Learn how to use Jupyter notebook and reutilize this source code to analyze similar data sets
- Explore the fundamentals of data visualization
- Explore the content of the Philippine cedulario located at the Benson Library
Creator(s): Abisai Perez, 2021 LLILAS Benson Digital Scholarship Fellow, Department of History
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