Walk through statistics

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The 100 visual charts, in Gerd Arntz’s austere design, of the atlas Gesellschaft und Wirtschaft provide an overview of the essential empirical data of the world at that time. read more

Statistics is the art of summary and it makes good use of clichés. In this case by categorizing under ‘Mongols’, rendered as a figure in a typical Chinese attire, also Koreans, Japanese etceteras.

Title: The world’s ethnicities
Publication: Gesellschaft und Wirtschaft
Editor: Otto Neurath
Art director: Gerd Arntz
Year: 1930, Leipzig
Filenumber: GMDH02_50018