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Understanding Quantitative History [Book Review] AND Quantitative Methods for Historians [Book Review]

Kousser, J. Morgan (1992) Understanding Quantitative History [Book Review] AND Quantitative Methods for Historians [Book Review]. Journal of Interdisciplinary History, 23 (1). pp. 139-140. ISSN 0022-1953.

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It has been a generation since anyone published a textbook on quantitative methods for historians. Long outmoded by developments in computer technology and statistical techniques, the earlier volumes have neither been comprehensively updated nor replaced. Now, suddenly, we have two new introductory-level texts, both coauthored by a historian and a statistician, both intended for self-study as well as undergraduate and graduate classroom use, both approachable and well written. Which should one choose and why?

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Alternate Title:Quantitative Methods for Historians [Book Review]
Additional Information:© 1992 MIT Press. Book review of: Understanding Quantitative History. By Loren Haskins and Kirk Jeffrey (Cambridge, Mass., MIT Press, 1990) 361 pp. ISBN: 9780262081900. Book review of: Quantitative Methods for Historians. By Konrad H. Jarausch and Kenneth A. Hardy (Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 1991) 240 pp. ISBN: 9780807819470
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Official Citation:Understanding Quantitative History by Loren Haskins; Kirk Jeffrey; Quantitative Methods for Historians by Konrad H. Jarausch; Kenneth A. Hardy Review by: J. Morgan Kousser The Journal of Interdisciplinary History , Vol. 23, No. 1 (Summer, 1992), pp. 139-140 Published by: The MIT Press Article Stable URL:
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