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Making Sense of Numbers

Does the very thought of quantitative analysis make you shake in your shoes? "Making Sense of Numbers" provides a place for students and teachers to begin working with quantitative historical data as a way of understanding the past. Written by Gary J. Kornblith, this guide offers an overview of quantitative methods, how historians use historical data, and step-by-step instructions using actual historical data to determine totals, rates, averages, standard deviations, and coefficients of correlation.