International Historical Statistics: 1750-2005: Africa, Asia And Oceania by Brian MitchellInternational Historical Statistics: 1750-2005: Africa, Asia And Oceania by Brian Mitchell

International Historical Statistics: 1750-2005: Africa, Asia And Oceania

byBrian Mitchell

Hardcover | November 19, 2007

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International Historical Statistics; Africa, Asia and Oceania 1750-2004 is the latest edition of the most authoritative collection of statistics available. Updated to 2004 wherever possible, it provides key economic and social indicators for the last 254 years, serving as an essential reference source for both hard-to-find historical data and the latest figures available, and as an indispensable tool for comparisons between countries and across time.
B.R. MITCHELL is a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, and lectured in the Economics Facility at the University of Cambridge from 1967 to his retirement in 1991. His previous publications include Abstract of British Historical Statistics with Phyllis Deane (1962), Second Abstract of British Historical Statistics with H.G.Jones (1971...
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Title:International Historical Statistics: 1750-2005: Africa, Asia And OceaniaFormat:HardcoverDimensions:1152 pagesPublished:November 19, 2007Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230005152

ISBN - 13:9780230005150

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Table of Contents

Provides statistical data in easy to use tables, for the last 254 years (where available) of every country in the American continent, covering: * Population & Vital Statistics * Labour Force * Agriculture * Industry * External Trade * Transport & Communication * Prices * Education * National Accounts
These are provided in a detailed series of subsets: e.g., unemployment figures, coal production figures, etc. In addition, Mitchell provides a useful guide to primary statistical sources worldwide

Editorial Reviews

Reviews of previous entires in the International Historical Statistics series:"This excellent reference work will alleviate the difficulty of identifying sources and the often frustrating task of extracting comparable data from disparate origins. Particularly recommended for college and research libraries."--Library Journal"Remain[s] the most important general historical source."--Choice"Monumental in scale yet well set out and easy to use."--Social History