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Poverty and Progress: An Ecological Perspective on Economic Development
Richard G. Wilkinson
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adaptive additional agricultural American amount animal appears areas basic became become capital caused cent century chapter clear clothing coal consumer context continued cost countries course crops cultivation cultural demand dependent difficulties early ecological equilibrium economic development effects efficiency element England environment environmental equipment established evidence examples existing expanded exploitation factors fertility forced fuel growing growth History human important improvements increase increasingly indication industrial initial innovations introduced iron labour land less limited living London maintain materials means mechanisms ment methods natural necessary particular pattern period population population growth possible poverty practical pressure problem production response says scarcity seems shortage situation social societies sources stability steam subsistence substitution suggests supply technical techniques tend theory tion traditional transport village wood