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Counting people: the census in history.

Author: Hyman Alterman
Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & World [1969]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Alterman, Hyman.
Counting people.
New York, Harcourt, Brace & World [1969]
(OCoLC)654285520
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hyman Alterman
OCLC Number: 29330
Description: 368 pages 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
pt. I. The census throughout the world: from the earliest counting of man to censuses in the Communist world --
The census before modern times --
Approaches to the modern age --
Who are people? --
Africa --
The Communist world --
pt. II. The census in the United States --
Colonial America --
The road to Article I, Section 2 --
The first census: to ask more or less --
The census before the Civil War --
Toward a computerized census --
1970: census of controversy --
The Negro in the American census --
The American Indian and the cenusus --
History, projections, and other matters --
pt. III. The population of the Earth --
How many billions are enough?

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