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Our Shrinking Planet
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|November 13, 2017

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In the space of another generation, the population of the earth will rise by 2.5 billion. Yet the real problem we face is not so much the increase in numbers as the fact that growth will be highly uneven. Whereas rich countries will see aging populations with…
A Concise History of World Population
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|March 20, 2017

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The latest edition of this classic text has been updated to reflect current trends and implications for future demographic developments. The areas of Africa, international migration and population and environment have been strengthened and statistical information…
A Short History of Migration
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|November 5, 2012

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Translated by Carl Ipsen. This short book provides a succinct and masterly overview of the history of migration, from the earliest movements of human beings out of Africa into Asia and Europe to the present day, exploring along the way those factors that…
Conquest: The Destruction of the American Indios

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The arrival of Europeans in the Americas brought with it a demographic catastrophe of vast proportions for the native populations. What were the causes? The surviving documentation is extraordinarily rich: conquistadors, religious figures, administrators,…
Population And Nutrition: An Essay on European Demographic History

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From the time of Malthus, the insufficient supply of food resources has been considered the main constraint of population growth and the main factor in the high mortality prevailing in pre-industrial times. In this essay, the mechanisms of biological, social and…
A Century of Portuguese Fertility
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|April 19, 2016

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This book treats aspects of the social and demographic history of Portugal in the last century, giving particular attention to the transition from a situation of very high fertility to the moderate pattern prevailing in recent times. Originally published in 1971.…
A History of Italian Fertility During the Last Two Centuries
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|April 19, 2016

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Profound changes have occurred in the demography and sociology of Italian fertility since Napoleonic times. Using the statistical system instituted in 1861 with national unification, Massimo Livi-Bacci provides a systematic and detailed analysis of fertility…
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This fifth edition of the essential history of world population is updated with the most recent and significant scholarship on the topic. Reworked sections analyze the impact of environmental and climate change, discuss declining fertility in developing nations,…
El Dorado in the Marshes: Gold, Slaves and Souls between the Andes and the Amazon

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The search for gold and for the mythical El Dorado gripped the imagination of the conquistadors from the beginning of the sixteenth century. Crossing over the Andes, they explored the unknown eastern forests and jungles, launching expeditions that were often…
The Population of Europe
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|February 3, 2000

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This book describes the history of the inter-relationships in Europe between population, land, resources, and disease.
Population and Poverty in the Developing World: Population & Poverty In Develo
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|October 1, 1998

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The increasing gap between developed and developing world will be one of the most important themes of the 21st century. The contributions contained in this volume take a multidisciplinary approach to the problem, offering a comprehensive review of the theoretical…
Our Shrinking Planet
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|October 17, 2017

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In the space of another generation, the population of the earth will rise by 2.5 billion. Yet the real problem we face is not so much the increase in numbers as the fact that growth will be highly uneven. Whereas rich countries will see aging populations with…
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