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The first measured century

an illustrated guide to trends in America, 1900-2000

by Theodore Caplow

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Published by AEI Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Statistics,
    • United States -- Economic conditions -- 20th century -- Statistics

    • Edition Notes

      StatementTheodore Caplow, Louis Hicks, Ben J. Wattenberg.
      GenreStatistics.
      ContributionsHicks, Louis., Wattenberg, Ben J.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN60 .C38 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 308 p. :
      Number of Pages308
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6789457M
      ISBN 10084474137X, 0844741388
      LC Control Number00049580

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