INDEX
Académie des sciences morales et politi-
ques, 37–38, 47, 78–79, 87
Académie des sciences, 168, 191, 217;
Prix Montyon, 82–84, 138, 241 n. 11
Académie impériale de medicine, 53,
68; on causes of death, 161, 164; on
infant mortality, 70–71; numerical
method and, 65
Académie royale de médecine, 22
Acclimatisation, 72
Administrative statistics: British, 106–7,
128, 171; French, 51–52, 59, 171;
inadequacy for science of, 38, 40, 157;
international congresses and, 31–32,
151; medical statistics and, 161, 163–
64; municipal bureaus and, 64, 147,
158–64, 209; scientific uses of, 36, 44,
84–86, 106, 119, 122–24, 145, 150–
51, 159–64; state centralization and,
30, 219; writings on, 25–27
Anthropology, 145–48, 137, 155, 165;
polygenism and, 62–63
Averages, 38, 43, 55–56, 62, 195–96,
204
Bernard, Claude, 56
Bertillon, Jacques, 146, 164–66, 172
Bertillon, Louis Adolphe: Académie de
médecine and, 57–60, 80–82, 86–88;
Académie des sciences and, 85–88;
anthropology and, 60–64; on aver-
ages, 55–56; La démographie figurée,
77–80, 82–86; on depopulation, 57,
68, 74, 76, 145; disciplinary activity
and, 74, 89–90, 137, 153–54; on mea-
surement of mortality, 57–59; Munic-
ipal Bureau of Statistics and, 160–64;
‘‘new’’ medicine and, 53, 56; on popu-
lation movement, 75–77, 143–50;
positivist societies and, 42; public
hygiene and, 54; Quetelet and, 62–63,
128; ‘‘scientific’’ approach and, 143–
45; Statistical Society of Paris and,
58–60, 157, 166; vaccine and, 57–58
Bienaymé, Jules, 83–84, 86
Birth rates, 42, 76, 87, 172, 186–87;
decline in, 38, 68, 71, 77 161
Block, Maurice, 169
Board of Trade, 101
British Medical Association, 117–18,
163–64, 193
Broca, Paul, 242 n. 35; Société
d’Anthropologie and, 61, 137; on sta-
tistics, 70–73, 80–81
Brochard, André-Théodore, 71
Burdett, Henry C., 206–7
Bureau de statistique de la République,
82, 241 n. 30
Cameralism, 22–23
Censuses: British (1841), 31; conduct
of, 171; forms for, 151; French (1856,
1866), 68, 70; use of data from, 58,
110, 196–97; writings on, 25
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