The Resource Quantitative methods for historians: : a guide to research, data, and statistics, Konrad H. Jarausch and Kenneth A. Hardy, (ebook)

Quantitative methods for historians: : a guide to research, data, and statistics, Konrad H. Jarausch and Kenneth A. Hardy, (ebook)

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Quantitative methods for historians: : a guide to research, data, and statistics
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Quantitative methods for historians:
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a guide to research, data, and statistics
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Konrad H. Jarausch and Kenneth A. Hardy
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eng
Summary
The pioneering texts in quantitative history were written over two decades ago, but as a command of methodological context, computer experience, and statistical literacy have become increasingly important to the study of history, the need for an introductory text addressing these matters has increased. Quantitative Methods for Historians is a theoretical and practical guide for the application of quantitative analysis in historical research. It is designed for students of history and related disciplines who are curious about the possibilities of quantification and want to learn more about its recent development. Integrating the use of the statistical packages SAS and SPSS with the quantitative method, the authors discuss techniques for defining a problem, proceed to the building of a data set and the use of statistical methods, and conclude with the interpretation of results. The data set section concentrates on the basics of formalized research, discussing the coding process and the more complicated problems of data transformation and linkage. The statistical parts systematically build upon traditional fundamentals and introduce new analytical techniques for qualitative variables. Intended as a working introduction to quantitative methods, this guide also provides additional information on advanced statistical techniques and discusses questions of historical computing, reflecting critically on the proper role of quantitative methods
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Jarausch, Konrad Hugo
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907.2
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non fiction
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  • Hardy, Kenneth A
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  • History
  • Statistics
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Quantitative methods for historians: : a guide to research, data, and statistics, Konrad H. Jarausch and Kenneth A. Hardy, (ebook)
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9781469621470
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MWT11842578
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Quantitative methods for historians: : a guide to research, data, and statistics, Konrad H. Jarausch and Kenneth A. Hardy, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469621470
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11842578
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11842578
System control number
MWT11842578
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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