Paul Revere's Social Network in Colonial Boston

Dataset of associations among political groups in colonial Boston 1762 - 1775

Originator: David Hackett Fischer (Brandeis University)

This association matrix includes a listing of 254 American colonists who were members of St. Andrews Lodge, Loyal Nine, North Caucus, Long Room Club, Tea Party, Boston Committee of Correspondence, and London Enemies list between the years 1762 and 1775 in Boston, Massachusetts.

(8 columns, 254 rows)

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Basic Examples

Retrieve the resource:

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ResourceObject["Paul Revere's Social Network in Colonial Boston"]
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Retrieve the default content:

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ResourceData["Paul Revere's Social Network in Colonial Boston"]
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Select those members of St. Andrew's Lodge who are not members of the Tea Party:

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Select[ResourceData[
  "Paul Revere's Social Network in Colonial Boston"], \
(#StAndrewsLodge && ! #TeaParty) &]
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Make a graph of lodge membership, highlighting lodges in red:

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lodges = Normal@
   Rest[Keys[
     First[ResourceData[
       "Paul Revere's Social Network in Colonial Boston"]]]];
HighlightGraph[Flatten[Normal[With[{row = #, name = #Name},
      If[row[#], name <-> #, Nothing] & /@ lodges] & /@ 
    ResourceData[
     "Paul Revere's Social Network in Colonial Boston"]]], lodges]
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Highlight a neighborhood graph of Paul Revere's lodge memberships within the whole graph:

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With[{g = Flatten[Normal[With[{row = #, name = #Name},
        If[row[#], name <-> #, Nothing] & /@ lodges] & /@ 
      ResourceData[
       "Paul Revere's Social Network in Colonial Boston"]]]},
  HighlightGraph[g,
  NeighborhoodGraph[g, "Paul Revere", 1, VertexLabels -> Automatic]]]
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Swede White, "Paul Revere's Social Network in Colonial Boston" from the Wolfram Data Repository. (2017)

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