A Concise History of World Population
This fifth edition of the essential history of world population is updated with the most recent and significant scholarship on the topic. Reworked sections analyze the impact of environmental and climate change, discuss declining fertility in developing nations, and track the continuing impact of HIV-AIDS.
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Africa age at marriage agricultural America areas average number behavior birth control Cambridge capita GDP changes children per woman China continued contraception cultivation death decades demographic growth demographic transition developing countries Development Review E. A. Wrigley economic development effects eighteenth century emigration environment environmental epidemic estimates Europe European example expansion factors family planning Fertilia fertility decline Figure France French Canadians global Gráda growth rate human hunter-gatherers impact India Industrial Revolution infection infectious diseases labor land land reclamation limits Livi-Bacci marriage migration million mortality decline Neolithic Neolithic Demographic Transition number of children nuptiality nutritional one-child policy Oxford percent period phase plague policies poor countries Population and Development population density population growth Princeton University Princeton University Press production progress ratio relationship reproductive result slaves social society Sterilia survival Table trends United Nations urban woman TFR women World Bank world population York