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Population Malthus, his life and times

Author: Patricia James
Publisher: London ; Boston : Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1979.
Series: Economic history.
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Thomas Robert Malthus is remembered for his theories on the menace of over-population. This biography shows him in his role as a founder of classical political economy and as a controversial figure  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
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James, Patricia.
Population Malthus, his life and times.
London ; Boston : Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1979
(OCoLC)654300582
Named Person: T R Malthus; T R Malthus; Thomas Robert Malthus; Thomas Robert Malthus; T R Malthus
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia James
ISBN: 0710002661 9780710002662 0415381134 9780415381130
OCLC Number: 6015731
Description: xv, 524 pages, [4] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments xiv PROLOGUE 1 Chapter I BACKGROUND I Family Tree 5 2 Family Circle 10 3 Early Education 16 4 Cambridge 25 5 Albury and Shere 34 Chapter II THE PRINCIPLE OF POPULATION 1 The Curate of Okewood 40 2 Revolution, War and Pamphlets 46 3 Arguments and Utopias 55 4 The First Essay of 1798 61 5 The First Foreign Tour 69 Chapter III THE GREAT QUARTO OF 1803 I 'My Garret in Town' 79 2 The Cause of the High Price of Provisions 86 3 Reading and Travelling 92 4 The Walesby Rectory 98 5 Three Pre-Malthusians 103 6 The Book and its Readers 109 Chapter IV THE POPULATION CONTROVERSIES BEGIN 1 Religion 116 2 Sex 121 3 The Poor 126 4 The Letter to Samuel Whitbread 136 5 The Wrongs of Ireland 142 6 Malthus's Irish Reviews 149 Chapter V A MARRIED PROFESSOR (1804-10) 1 Mainly about Weddings 160 2 The Founding of the East India College 168 3 Colleagues and Pupils 175 4 Home and Family 184 Chapter VI PAPER MONEY 1 English Pounds and Guineas 190 2 The Bullion Controversy 195 3 Malthus as a Monetary Economist 200 4 The Meeting with Ricardo 208 Chapter VII THE HAILEYBURY CHAMPION (1811-17) 1 The College under Fire 213 2 Outside Activities 222 3 The College Before and After Waterloo 228 4 The Battle for the College 234 Chapter VIII LITERARY MISFORTUNES (1812-15) 1 Notes on Adam Smith 245 2 The First Corn Law Pamphlet 249 3 The Second Corn Law Pamphlet 259 4 The Aftermath 264 5 Unanswered Questions 269 Chapter IX THE PRINCIPLES OF POLITICAL ECONOMY 1 The Nature and Progress of Rent 274 2 Rent, Wages and Profits 285 3 Labour and Profits 296 4 Production and Consumption 301 5 The Rival Economists 310 6 The Measure of Value 316 Chapter X THE HEAT OF THE DAY (1817-25) 1 Old Pop at Haileybury 322 2 Okewood Again 330 3 'The Christian, kindred, social part' 335 4 The Public Name 346 5 Clubs and Societies 354 6 French and German Translations 362 CONTINUE 1 The Fifth Edition of the Essay of 1817 369 2 Godwin Again 376 3 The Birth Control Movement Begins 382 4 Emigration 388 5 A Summary View 398 Capter XII DECLINING SUN (1825-34) 1 Family Sorrows 407 2 Floreat Haileyburia 417 3 The Old Celebrity 424 4 Changing Times 434 5 The New Age 443 6 Final Storm 449 EPILOGUE 459 Notes and References 462 Index 501
Series Title: Economic history.
Responsibility: Patricia James.
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