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The sum of the people : how the census has shaped nations, from the ancient world to the modern age
by Whitby, Andrew, 1981- (Author)
A 3,000-year history of the census chronicles the practices of the ancient world through the Supreme Court rulings of today, examining how censuses have been used as tools of democracy, exclusion and mass surveillance.
ix, 356 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-335) and index.