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Historical statistics of the United States : earliest times to the present / editors in chief, Susan B. Carter ... [et al.].

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Language:
English.
Publication date:
2006
Imprint:
Millennial ed. - New York : Cambridge University Press, c2006.
Format:
  • Book, Database
  • 5 v. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
Note:
Rev. update of: Historical statistics of the United States, colonial times to 1970. Bicentennial ed. Washington : U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, 1975.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Search and navigate across data covering the following topics: 1. Population: Population Characteristics-- Vital Statistics-- Internal Migration-- International Migration-- Family and Household Composition-- Cohorts-- American Indians 2. Work and Welfare: Labor-- Slavery-- Education-- Health-- Economic Inequality and Poverty-- Social Insurance and Public Assistance-- Nonprofit, Voluntary, and Religious Entities 3. Economic Structure and Performance: National Income and Product-- Business Fluctuations and Cycles-- Prices-- Consume Expenditures-- Saving, Capital, and Wealth-- Geography and the Environment-- Science, Technology, and Productivity-- Business Organization-- Financial Markets and Institutions 4. Economic Sectors: Agriculture, Natural Resource Industries-- Construction, Housing, and Mortgages-- Manufacturing-- Distribution-- Transportation-- Communications-- Services and Utilities 5. Governance and International Relations: Government Finance and Employment-- Elections and Politics-- Crime, Law Enforcement, and Justice-- National Defense, Wars, Armed Forces, and Veterans-- International Trade and Exchange Rates-- Outlying Areas-- Colonial Statistics-- Confederate States of America.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Publisher's Summary:
Long the standard source for quantitative indicators of American history, a new edition of Historical Statistics of the United States is something that reference librarians, historians, and social scientists have long awaited. Not since the Bicentennial Edition was published in 1975 has new data and material been available. Available online for the first time, this comprehensive and thoroughly revised edition reflects thirty years of information and new scholarship, providing a comprehensive compendium of statistics from over 1,000 sources, recording every aspect of the history of the United States. The electronic edition has been designed to give users a variety of means to search and navigate the vast amount of data available. Users will be able to graph individual tables or to combine data from different tables into 'custom tables' and to download tables for use in spreadsheets and other applications. Visit www.cambridge.org/historicalstats for further information and to discover more.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Note:
Also available on-line via the World Wide Web.
Contributor:
Carter, Susan B.
Related Work:
Historical statistics of the United States, colonial times to 1970.
Subjects:
ISBN:
0521817919
0521584965
0521585406
0521817900
0521853893
0521853907
0511132972
9780521817912
9780521584968
9780521585408
9780521817905
9780521853897
9780521853903
9780511132971

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