Population, Territory, and State-Istics:“Habitual Residence” in the Belgian Census, 1846–1947 – Journal of Social History – article

Population, Territory, and State-Istics:“Habitual Residence” in the Belgian Census, 1846–1947 Kaat Louckx | Journal of Social History 2019-11-05 In the eighteenth century, statistics was designed and understood as state-istics, as a scientific representation of the state, its territory, and its population. Statistics helped modern nation-states to “embrace” the social lives of the people contained in …

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