Chapter 3. The Uses of Quantification

  1. Simon Eliot and
  2. Jonathan Rose
  1. Alexis Weedon

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470690949.ch3

A Companion to the History of the Book

A Companion to the History of the Book

How to Cite

Weedon, A. (2007) The Uses of Quantification, in A Companion to the History of the Book (eds S. Eliot and J. Rose), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470690949.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 26 JUN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405127653

Online ISBN: 9780470690949

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Keywords:

  • library;
  • book trade;
  • book selling;
  • publishing;
  • printing

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Common Sources for the Quantitative Study of the Book Trade

  • Statistical Methods Used

  • Common Limitations to Quantitative Analysis

  • Understanding Trends with Time Series

  • Reading Variables

  • Geographical Distribution