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Publications of the American Statistical Association Volume 9, Nos. 65-72 (Paperback) Loot Price: R420
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Publications of the American Statistical Association Volume 9, Nos. 65-72 (Paperback): American Statistical Association
Publications of the American Statistical Association Volume 9, Nos. 65-72 (Paperback): American Statistical Association

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1905 Excerpt: ...total negro population at least ten years old and among negro males of voting age. Perhaps we are almost as much indebted to Professor Willcox for these tables as for his admirable text. It is the doing once for all a thing which every one who examines the data would otherwise have to do for himself, more or less perfectly, before he could determine what the figures mean. We are told, for instance, that in the South Atlantic States 294,569 negroes at least ten years of age live in cities of at least 25.000 inhabitants, and that 86,070 of them are illiterate; that 2,361,264 such negroes live in country districts, and that the illiterate among them are 1,164,209. By an instantaneous mental comparison we may perhaps get a certain notion of the poverty of school facilities under which these negroes have grown up, but, unless we seize numerical relations with exceptional quickness, we shall get no idea of the difference between city and country. When we see that the illiterates are 49.3 per cent. of the negroes of ten years and upwards in the country, and only 29.2 per cent, of those in the cities, the inferiority of the country in this respect stares us in the face. It may be doubted whether there has not been too much anxiety, in preparing the titles of tables, to avoid prolixity. Brevity is excellent, so long as the necessary meaning is conveyed; but the essential thing is to convey the meaning. If a table cannot be fully described in less than seventy-five words, seventy-five words had better be given to it. In the present case Table 58 and Table 59 have identically the same title: "Number of children under 5 years of age and number of females 15 to 44 years of age for the negro, Indian, and Mongolian population: 1900 and 1890." Table 57 also has i...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: American Statistical Association
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 116
ISBN-13: 978-1-232-21807-4
Barcode: 9781232218074
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LSN: 1-232-21807-3

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