Read Zamiatin, but Not to Correct His Math

Yanni Kotsonis
2017 Slavic Review: Interdisciplinary Quarterly of Russian, Eurasian, and East European Studies  
I thank Alessandro Stanziani and the editors of Slavic Review for bringing the problem of quantitative economic history to a diverse readership. Colleagues divided between departments (economics and history) and by method (positivist and critical) tend not to publish in the same journals or attend the same panels. This is a rare opportunity to share in a discussion. Allow me to use Stanziani's points as an occasion to go further and to discuss how I have appreciated numbers in some of my
more » ... h because I am, as he puts it and as I agree, radical.
doi:10.1017/slr.2017.4 fatcat:p33sylu7rra5ljqgruiscdyisy