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Quantification in American history: theory and research.

Robert P. Swierenga

Quantification in American history: theory and research.

by Robert P. Swierenga

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Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History -- Statistical methods.,
  • United States -- Historiography.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by Robert P. Swierenga.
    SeriesAtheneum 161, Atheneum (Series) -- 161.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE175 .S9 1970
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 417 p.
    Number of Pages417
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17753671M

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