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Life, Death and Statistics Civil Registration, Censuses and the Work of the General Register Office, 1836-1952

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ISBN-10: 0954162102

ISBN-13: 9780954162108

Edition: 2004

Authors: Edward Higgs

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Description:

A treasure trove of statistical information and historical background, this sourcebook is the complete history of the General Register Office—the key institution in the production of demographic data in England and Wales in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Details are provided on how the office became responsible for the British and Welsh civil registration system and the taking of censuses every ten years—from which it produced statistics on population, birth rates, mortality, and causes of death. This resource places the office’s work in an intellectual, institutional, and political framework.
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: University of Hertfordshire Press
Publication date: 4/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English