International Historical Statistics: The Americas, 1750-2005 / Edition 6

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Overview

International Historical Statistics; Americas 1750-2004 is the latest edition of the most authoritative collection of statistics available. Updated to 2004 wherever possible, it provides key economic and social indicators for the last 254 years for countries on the American continent, serving as an essential reference source for both hard-to-find historical data and the latest figures available, and as an indispensable tool for comparisons between countries and across time.

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Praise for previous editions:
"This excellent reference work will alleviate the difficulty of identifying sources and the often frustrating task of extracting comparable data from disparate origins. Particularly recommended for college and research libraries."—Library Journal
"Remain[s] the most important general historical source."—Choice
"Monumental in scale yet well set out and easy to use."—Social History
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780230005136
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 12/15/2007
  • Series: International Historical Statistics Ser.
  • Edition description: Sixth Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 1120
  • Product dimensions: 8.75 (w) x 10.94 (h) x 1.99 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr B.R. MITCHELL is a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, and lectured in the Economics Facility at the University of Cambridge from 1967 to his retirement in 1991. His previous publications include Abstract of British Historical Statistics with Phyllis Deane (1962), Second Abstract of British Historical Statistics with H.G.Jones (1971), British Parliamentary Election Results 1950-1964 with Klaus Boehm (1966), Economic Developments of the British Coal Industry 1800-1914 (1984) and British Historical Statistics (1988) as well as previous editions of the International Historical Statistics series.

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Table of Contents

Provides statistical data in easy to use tables, for the last 254 years (where available) of every country in the American continent, covering:
• Population & Vital Statistics
• Labour Force
• Agriculture
• Industry
• External Trade
• Transport & Communication
• Prices
• Education
• National Accounts

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