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

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

Label
The sum of the people : how the census has shaped nations, from the ancient world to the modern age
Title
The sum of the people
Title remainder
how the census has shaped nations, from the ancient world to the modern age
Statement of responsibility
Andrew Whitby
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Storyline
Writing style
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10878216
Cataloging source
UKMGB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1981-
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Whitby, Andrew
Dewey number
310.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
HA29
LC item number
.W495 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Census
Target audience
adult
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how the census has shaped nations, from the ancient world to the modern age
Label
The sum of the people : how the census has shaped nations, from the ancient world to the modern age, Andrew Whitby
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-335) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Where counting really counts -- The book of numbers -- Political arithmetic -- A punch photograph -- Paper people -- A world census -- The uncounted -- The transparent citizen
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 356 pages
Isbn
9781541619340
Lccn
2019956629
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1140116172
  • (OCoLC)on1140116172
  • 659870
Label
The sum of the people : how the census has shaped nations, from the ancient world to the modern age, Andrew Whitby
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-335) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: Where counting really counts -- The book of numbers -- Political arithmetic -- A punch photograph -- Paper people -- A world census -- The uncounted -- The transparent citizen
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
ix, 356 pages
Isbn
9781541619340
Lccn
2019956629
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1140116172
  • (OCoLC)on1140116172
  • 659870

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