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The Resource A Cultural History of the British Census : Envisioning the Multitude in the Nineteenth Century, (electronic resource)

A Cultural History of the British Census : Envisioning the Multitude in the Nineteenth Century, (electronic resource)

Label
A Cultural History of the British Census : Envisioning the Multitude in the Nineteenth Century
Title
A Cultural History of the British Census
Title remainder
Envisioning the Multitude in the Nineteenth Century
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The British census plays an unquestioned role in governance today, and the recent digitization of nineteenth century census data has allowed millions of amateur and professional researchers to visualize their national and familial past. This study tells the tangled story of how the census took shape over the early decades of its existence, developing from a simple counting of households during the Napoleonic Wars into a centralized undertaking that involved the governmental and intellectual luminaries of Victorian Britain. Along the way, the census intertwined with the pressing questions of th
Cataloging source
AU-PeEL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Levitan, Kathrin
Dewey number
310.723
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
ProQuest Ebook Central
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Census
  • Social sciences
  • Great Britain
Label
A Cultural History of the British Census : Envisioning the Multitude in the Nineteenth Century, (electronic resource)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://www.EUI.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=785032
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Cover; Seriespage; Title; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Envisioning the Multitude; 1. "A National Undertaking": Taking the Census; 2. The Census and Surplus; 3. The Census and Representatio; 4. Urban Growth, Urban Problems, and the Census; 5. Marriage, the Family, and the Nation; 6. "Sprung from Ourselves": Counting Race at Home and inthe Colonies; 7. Challenges and Alternatives to the Census; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index;
Control code
u367809
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (285 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780230348981
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBL785032
  • (OCoLC)756047363
Label
A Cultural History of the British Census : Envisioning the Multitude in the Nineteenth Century, (electronic resource)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://www.EUI.eblib.com/patron/FullRecord.aspx?p=785032
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Cover; Seriespage; Title; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Envisioning the Multitude; 1. "A National Undertaking": Taking the Census; 2. The Census and Surplus; 3. The Census and Representatio; 4. Urban Growth, Urban Problems, and the Census; 5. Marriage, the Family, and the Nation; 6. "Sprung from Ourselves": Counting Race at Home and inthe Colonies; 7. Challenges and Alternatives to the Census; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index;
Control code
u367809
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (285 pages)
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9780230348981
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBL785032
  • (OCoLC)756047363

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