Statistics, Public Debate and the State, 1800-1945: A Social, Political and Intellectual History of Numbers

Statistics, Public Debate and the State, 1800-1945: A Social, Political and Intellectual History of Numbers

by Jean-Guy Prevost, Jean-Pierre Beaud

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Overview

Based around a number of illustrative case studies, this book charts the development of our modern-day reliance on statistics. Topics covered include scientific innovations, administrative issues and the use of numbers in politics. By looking at these aspects of statistics together, the authors are able to present a truly original work.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138661929
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/20/2016
Series: Studies for the International Society for Cultural History Series
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.54(d)

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