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The children of Eve : population and well-being in history

Author: Louis P Cain; Donald G Paterson
Publisher: Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
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The Children of Eve is the first book to bring together general material about population and well-being in a single volume. It presents a world history of demographic and economic change that ranges broadly over time and space and which emphasises the commonality of human experience. The first book to put together material about population and well-being in a single volume€ Emphasizes the formative population  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cain, Louis P.
Children of Eve.
Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012
(DLC) 2011032626
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Louis P Cain; Donald G Paterson
ISBN: 9781118169629 111816962X 9781118169636 1118169638 1283410850 9781283410854
OCLC Number: 778434090
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 391 pages)
Contents: The Children of Eve: Population and Well-being in History; Contents; List of Figures, Tables, and Appendices; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part One Initial Conditions; Chapter One Overview; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Human Origins; 1.3 The 40 000 Years to 10 000 BC; 1.4 The Last 12 000 Years; 1.5 A Few Fundamentals of Population Growth; 1.6 The Quality and Quantity of Life; 1.7 The English Parson, Thomas Malthus; 1.8 Measurement and Inference; 1.9 The Census; A.A Nearly Modern Census; B. Modern Censuses; C. Some Problems of Early Modern Censuses; 1.10 Models of Human Behavior; 1.11 Outline.
Responsibility: Louis P. Cain and Donald G. Paterson.
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The Children of Eve is the first book to bring together general material about population and well-being in a single volume. It presents a world history of demographic and economic change that ranges  Read more...

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