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The savage wars of peace : England, Japan, and the Malthusian trap

Author: Alan Macfarlane
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Through a detailed comparative analysis of English and Japanese history it explores such matters as the destruction of war, decline of famine, importance of certain drinks (especially tea), the use  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Macfarlane
ISBN: 1403904324 9781403904324
OCLC Number: 50323086
Notes: Originally published: Oxford, UK ; Cambridge, MA : Blackwell Publishers, 1997.
Description: xxxv, 427 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Figure 1: The Main Japanese Periods --
Map 1: The Main Islands of Japan --
Map 2: Modern Japanese Prefectures --
Map 3: Upland and Lowland England --
Pt. I. The Trap. 1. The Malthusian Trap. 2. Two Islands --
Pt. II. Wars of Peace. 3. Natural Environment, Culture and Human Labour. 4. The Destruction of War. 5. The Nature, Causes and Elimination of Famine. 6. Food and Nutrition --
Pt. III. In the Body. 7. Dysentery, Typhoid, Cholera and the Water Supply. 8. Drink: Milk, Water, Beer and Tea. 9. Two Methods for the Disposal of Human Excrement --
Pt. IV. On the Body. 10. Vector-borne Diseases: Plague, Typhus and Malaria. 11. Public Environs: Streets, Fields and Markets. 12. Housing and Health. 13. Textiles, Clothing and Footwear. 14. Bodily Hygiene: Bathing and Washing. 15. Changing Concepts of Dirt and Cleanliness --
Pt. V. In the Air. 16. Air-borne Diseases: Smallpox, Measles and Tuberculosis --
Pt. VI. In the Womb. 17. Fertility, Marriage and Sexual Relations. 18. Biology and Contraception.
Responsibility: Alan Macfarlane.
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