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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- ISBN: 9781541619340
- ISBN: 154161934X
- Physical Description: ix, 356 pages ; 24 cm.
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2020.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-335) and index.
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.
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.
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