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Title Statistics and the public sphere : numbers and the people in modern Britain, c. 1800-2000 / edited by Tom Crook and Glen O'Hara
Imprint New York, N.Y. : Routledge, 2011
book jacket
 Modern History Library  314.1 S797    AVAILABLE    30550100488822
 人文社會聯圖  HA1134 .S727 2011    AVAILABLE    30600020067923
Edition 1st ed
Descript vii, 275 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Routledge studies in modern British history ; 6
Routledge studies in modern British history ; 6
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Subject Great Britain -- Statistics
Great Britain -- Social conditions
Alt Author Crook, Tom, 1977-
O'Hara, Glen, 1974-
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