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Barcode30293101864515
LocationClark County
Call No310.9 Whit
TitleThe sum of the people : how the census has shaped nations, from the ancient world to the modern age / Andrew Whitby.
AuthorWhitby, Andrew, 1981- author.
CollectionNF
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Catalog Details

International Standard Book Number 9781541619340
International Standard Book Number 154161934X
Personal Name Whitby, Andrew, 1981- author.
Title Statement The sum of the people : how the census has shaped nations, from the ancient world to the modern age / Andrew Whitby.
Edition Statement First edition.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice New York : Basic Books, 2020.
Physical Description ix, 356 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography, Etc. Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-335) and index.
Formatted Contents Note Prologue: Where counting really counts -- The book of numbers -- Political arithmetic -- A punch photograph -- Paper people -- A world census -- The uncounted -- The transparent citizen.
Summary, Etc. A 3,000-year history of the census chronicles the practices of the ancient world through the Supreme Court rulings of today, examining how censuses have been used as tools of democracy, exclusion and mass surveillance.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Census.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Statistical services.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Political statistics.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Population Statistics.

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