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1 WORTON, David A. Canadian Public Administration series) Dominion Bureau of Statistics : A History of Canada's Central Statistical Office and Its Antecedents, 1841-1972. First Edition in dustjacket.
Institute of Public Administration of Canada, McGill-Queen's University Press, Montreal & Kingston, 1998, ISBN:0773516603 1998 0773516603 / 9780773516601 
WORTON, David A. The Dominion Bureau of Statistics : A History of Canada's Central Statistical Office and Its Antecedents, 1841-1972. Montreal & Kingston : The Institute of Public Administration in Canada / McGill-Queen's University Press, (1998). Pp. xv,409. 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine.

A volume in the Canadian Public Administration Series.

"The Dominion Bureau of Statistics has charted Canada's progress from a country dependent on a staple economy to a mature industrial power poised at the brink of the information era. During this time the need for information has grown in both quantity and complexity while the technology for gathering, compiling, analysing, and disseminating information has been revolutionized. David A. Worton looks at how Canada's statistical system has coped with these tremendous changes and outlines some notable Canadian contributions to the science and production of statistics." - from the dj.

Contents:
1. 1841-1867: Statistitcs in the Province of Canada,
2. 1867-1905: Dominion Statistics after Confederation,
3. 1892-1912: New Statistical Mandates and New Players,
4. 1912-1918: The Years of Change,
5. 1918-1939: The Dominion Bureau of Statistics - Putting its Programs in Place,
6. 1918-1939: The Bureau's Battle for Status,
7. The 1930s: The Bureau's Quest for Professional Recognition,
8. 1918-1939: The Bureau's Role in the Development of an International Statistical Community,
9. 1939-1942: The Closing Years of the Coats Era,
10. 1942-1945: Cudmore's Tenure as Dominion Statistician,
11. 1945-1956: The Marshall Years I: Preparing to Meet the Challenges of the Postwar Decade,
12. 1945-1956: The Marshall Years II: Program and Related Developments,
13. 1957-1972: The Duffett Years I: Administrative and Infrastructure Developments,
14. 1957-1972: The Duffett Years II: Program and Related Developments.

Very good in dustjacket. 45.00


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