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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

The fascinating three-thousand-year history of the census, revealing why the true boundaries of today's nations aren't lines on a map, but columns in a census tabulationIn April 2020, the United States will embark on what has been called "the largest peacetime mobilization in American history": the decennial population census. It is part of a tradi...
Publish Date
2020
March 31
Goodreads rating
3.88
ISBN
9781541619340
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Aug 15, 2020
Apropos of nothing, I’m a few months late to it but this is a really good book      source