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The sum of the people : how the census has shaped nations, from the ancient world to the modern age / Andrew Whitby.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Thief River Falls Public Library 310.9 WHI (Text) 35500006283202 New Available -
Detroit Lakes Public Library 310.9 WHI (Text) 33500013249370 New Reshelving -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781541619340
  • ISBN: 154161934X
  • Physical Description: ix, 356 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-335) and index.
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.
Author Notes

Andrew Whitby is an economist and data scientist with a PhD in econometrics from the University of Oxford. Most recently, he worked in the development data group of the World Bank, where he was coeditor of the Atlas of the Sustainable Development Goals. He lives in Brooklyn.

Subject: Census.
Search Results Showing Item 9 of 200 Preferred library: Northwest Regional Library?

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