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Author Hudson, Pat, 1948-

Title History by numbers : an introduction to quantitative approaches / Pat Hudson.

Imprint London : Arnold ; New York : Co-published in the U.S.A. by Oxford University Press, 2000.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection J Schick  907.2 H868h 2000    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xxi, 278 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The prospects and the pitfalls of history by numbers -- The origins and nature of quantitative thinking -- Arranging, rearranging, and displaying data -- Summarising data : averages and distribution -- Time-series and indices -- Relationships between variables -- Sampling and significance testing -- Econometric history -- Computers and history -- Appendix -- Glossary.
Summary "History by Numbers draws on current historical research on a variety of periods, topics, and countries, encouraging readers through exercises to check their own understanding. It fosters a critical responsiveness and imparts the ability to apply simple quantitative approaches even by those unconfident about their numeracy skills."--Jacket.
Subject History -- Statistical methods.
History -- Research -- Statistical methods.
ISBN 0340663227 (cloth)
9780340663226 (cloth)
0340614684 (paper)
9780340614686 (paper)
Standard No. 9780340614686

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