Modern Man in the Making

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Modern Man in the Making

By Otto Neurath
Knopf, 1939
159 pp. $2.95

The use of pictorial symbols -- "isotypes" -- has become increasingly popular in recent years as a means of making statistics more readily comprehensible. Dr. Neurath, founder of the Social and Economic Museum at Vienna and originator of this technique, now applies it to a comprehensive representation of man's history and his present political, economic and social state. In an appendix the author cites his sources.

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