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Book Talk: The Sum of the People with Andrew Whitby

Presented by Boston Athenæum at Online/Virtual Space

Apr 22 2020
Book Talk: The Sum of the People with Andrew Whitby

Book Talk on data scientist Andrew Whitby’s work, “The Sum of the People.”

The decennial population census is “the largest peacetime mobilization in American history.” Trace its antecedents in ancient China, the Roman Empire, revolutionary America, and Nazi-occupied Europe, and explore its contemporary political power in data scientist Whitby's The Sum of the People: How the Census Has Shaped Nations, from the Ancient World to the Modern Age.

Support our friends at Harvard Book Store and author Andrew Whitby by purchasing his book.

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