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Censuses Quotes By Hannah Kent

I applied for funding to embark on an overseas field trip in Iceland, and spent six weeks there happily holed up in the national archives, museums and libraries, sifting through ministerial and parish records, censuses, maps, microfilm, logs, and local histories. — Hannah Kent

Censuses Quotes By Steven Pinker

When you scale by population size, only one of the 20th century's atrocities even makes the top ten. The worst atrocity of all time was the An Lushan Revolt and Civil War, an eight-year rebellion during China's Tang Dynasty that, according to censuses, resulted in the loss of two-thirds of the empire's population, a sixth of the world's population at the time.13 — Steven Pinker

Censuses Quotes By Atul Gawande

Whereas today people often understate their age to census takers, studies of past censuses have revealed that they used to overstate it. — Atul Gawande