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British Population History By Edited by Michael Anderson

British Population History
by Edited by Michael Anderson

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This book is the only comprehensive survey of British population from the Black Death to the present day. Its non-technical style is aimed at making a technical and rapidly changing subject easily accessible to students and teachers. Full bibliographies are provided for those wishing to pursue the subject in more detail.
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British Population History: From the Black Death to the Present Day by Edited by Michael Anderson

This book brings together in one volume the four studies on British population history already published in the series New Studies in Economic and Social History, and adds to them a new essay on British population in the twentieth century. Between them, the authors survey the trends and debates in British population history from 1348 to 1991. Research over the past twenty-five years has transformed our understanding of how population has grown and declined, of why the numbers of births, deaths, marriages and migrants have risen and fallen, and thrown much new light on the economic and social impact of these changes. The studies in this book supply introductions to these problems for readers who are not themselves demographers but who, as students, teachers, or non-specialist historians and social scientists, want to know more about what happened and what are the main topics of current debate. Full bibliographies for further study are included.

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British Population History Reviews


'By collecting the pamphlets into a single volume and providing newcomers to the subject in what a masterly, up-to-date overview of the progress of demographic trends from medieval times to the early 1990s, the Economic History Society has done a valuable service.' English Historical Review

Table of Contents


1. Editor's introduction Michael Anderson; 2. Plague, Population, and the English Economy, 1348-1530 John Hatcher; 3. The Population History of Britain and Ireland, 1500-1750 R. A. Houston; 4. Population Change in North-Western Europe, 1700-1850 Michael Anderson; 5. The Population of Britain in the Nineteenth Century Robert Woods; 6. British Population History, 1911-1991 Michael Anderson.

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GOR002670845
British Population History: From the Black Death to the Present Day by Edited by Michael Anderson
Edited by Michael Anderson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Cambridge University Press
1996-07-13
436
0521578841
9780521578844
N/A
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