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Statistics and the public sphere : numbers and the people in modern Britain, c. 1800-2000 / edited by Tom Crook and Glen O'Hara.

Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
New York : Routledge, 2011.
Series:
Routledge studies in modern British history ; 6.
Routledge studies in modern British history ; 6
Format/Description:
Book
vii, 275 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Great Britain -- Statistics.
Great Britain -- Social conditions.
Contents:
The torrent of numbers : statistics and the public sphere in Britain, c. 1800-2000 / Tom Crook and Glen O'Hara
Statistics and the career of public reason : engagement and detachment in a quantified world / Theodore M. Porter
Governing numbers
"In these you may trust" : numerical information, accounting practices, and the poor law, c. 1790 to 1840 / Steven King
The state and statistics in Victorian and Edwardian Britain : promotion of the public sphere or boundary maintenance? / Edward Higgs
Numbers, experts, and ideas : the French economic model in Britain, c. 1951-1973 / Glen O'Hara
Picturing the public
Numbers and narratives : epistemologies of aggregation in British statistics and social realism, c. 1790-1880 / Maeve E. Adams
Printed statistics and the public sphere : numeracy, electoral politics, and the visual culture of numbers, 1880-1914 / James Thompson
The statisticalization of the consumer in British market research, c. 1920-1960 : profiling a good society / Stefan Schwarzkopf
Numbers and public trust
Suspect figures : statistics and public trust in Victorian England / Tom Crook
Numbers, character, and trust in early Victorian Britain : the independent West Middlesex Fire and Life Assurance Company fraud / James Taylor
The politics of statistics
"Population combined with wealth and taxation" : statistics, representation, and the making of the 1832 Reform Act / S.J. Thompson
A "naked strength and beauty" : statistics in the British tariff debate, 1880-1914 / Edmund Rogers
Polling public opinion before opinion polls : the conservative party and election prediction between the wars / Laura Beers
Towards new histories of an enumerated people / Tom Crook and Glen O'Hara.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Phi Beta Kappa Library Trust Fund.
Contributor:
Crook, Tom, 1977-
O'Hara, Glen, 1974-
Phi Beta Kappa Library Trust Fund.
ISBN:
9780415878944
0415878942
OCLC:
670211574
Publisher no.:
99943067880
Web link:
The Phi Beta Kappa Library Trust Fund Home Page
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