Disciplining Statistics: Demography and Vital Statistics in France and England, 1830-1885
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Disciplining Statistics: Demography and Vital Statistics in France and England, 1830-1885

5.0 of 5 stars 5.00  ·  rating details  ·  1 rating  ·  0 reviews
In Disciplining Statistics Libby Schweber compares the science of population statistics in England and France during the nineteenth century, demonstrating radical differences in the interpretation and use of statistical knowledge. Through a comparison of vital statistics and demography, Schweber describes how the English government embraced statistics, using probabilistic...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published November 28th 2006 by Duke University Press Books (first published 2006)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-2 of 2)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book