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On the Business Cycle of Counting – or How to Quantify Quantification. An Empirical Analysis of the Application of Quantitative Methods in German Historiography

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Buchner, Michael ; Jopp, Tobias A. ; Spoerer, Mark ; Wehrheim, Lino
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Date of publication of this fulltext: 21 Jul 2020 06:08


Historians today can draw on a well-filled methodological toolbox. Since the establish-ment of social history as a "historical social science" in the 1970s, this has included not only qualitative-hermeneutic approaches but also quantitative-statistical methods. Many sources at least permit a quantitative approach to analysis; others (e.g. mass data) cannot be evaluated profitably at all without ...


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