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Philippine Encylopedia of the Social Sciences

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This first volume of the Philippine Encyclopedia of Social Sciences focuses on the disciplines of History and Statistics. The Philippine Historical Association provides an account of the progress and development of Philippine historiography from the Spanish period to the present. It describes how Filipino historians came into their own from the beginning of the Republican period. It discusses important historiographical literature as well as the historians who produced these works. A glossary of terms and personages in history was also included. In the second part, the Philippine Statistical Association discusses the growth and development of the Philippine statistical system, including the passage of a national statistical policy, establishment of statistical agencies, and training and development of professional statisticians. Selected concepts of probability and statistics are discussed as well as common terms used in official statistics. A brief biography of prominent Filipino statisticians is likewise provided.

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