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Famine demography : perspectives from the past and present

Author: Tim Dyson; Cormac Ó Gráda
Publisher: Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2002.
Series: International studies in demography.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of essays examines the subject of famine demography. It contains case studies of the demography of historical and more recent famines in locations as far apart as Ireland, Finland,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
History
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Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Dyson; Cormac Ó Gráda
ISBN: 0199251916 9780199251919
OCLC Number: 48074206
Notes: Papers originally presented at a conference held at Les Treilles in May 1999.
Description: xiv, 264 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Tim Dyson and Cormac Ó Gráda --
Famine disease and famine mortality: lessons from the Irish experience, 1845-50 / Joel Mokyr and Cormac Ó Gráda --
The workhouses and Irish famine mortality / Timothy W. Guinnane and Cormac Ó Gráda --
Famine mortality in nineteenth-century Finland: is there a sex bias? / Kari J. Pitkänen --
Famine in Berar, 1896-7 and 1899-1900: echoes and chain reactions / Tim Dyson --
Famines and epidemics: an Indian historical perspective / Arup Maharatna --
Famine yesterday and today in Burundi / Christian Thibon --
Famine in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Russia: mortality by age, cause, and gender / Serguei Adamets --
"Send us either food or coffins": the 1941-2 famine on the Aegean island of Syros / Violetta Hionidou --
The demographic impact of a mild famine in an African city: the case of Antananarivo, 1985-7 / Michel Garenne [and others] --
The frequency of famines as demographic correctives in the Japanese past / Osamu Saito --
Famine and the female mortality advantage / Kate Macintyre.
Series Title: International studies in demography.
Responsibility: edited by Tim Dyson, Cormac Ó Gráda.
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