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The Children of Eve

Population and Well-being in History

Wiley, J,
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The Children of Eve is the first book to bring togethergeneral material about population and well-being in a singlevolume. It presents a world history of demographic and economicchange that ranges broadly over time and space and which emphasizesthe commonality of human experience.
* The first book to put together material about population andwell-being in a single volume
* Emphasizes the formative population history of Europe and NorthAmerica over the years since the Middle Ages, and includesdiscussions of Asia and the southern hemisphere
* The authors successfully maintain the difficult balance ofaddressing complex issues in a style that doesn't over-simplify thesubject, whilst upholding an approach that is accessible to generalreaders and students
* Designed to work as both a stand alone text or a supplement totextbooks in any number of courses

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Titel: The Children of Eve
Autoren/Herausgeber: Louis P. Cain, Donald G. Paterson
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9781118169629

Seitenzahl: 176
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

Louis P. Cain is Professor of Economics at Loyola UniversityChicago, Adjunct Professor of Economics at Northwestern University,Senior Investigator at the Center for Population Economics,University of Chicago, and Research Economist at the NationalBureau of Economic Research. He received his Ph.D. fromNorthwestern. With the late Jonathan Hughes, he is the authorof American Economic History, now in its 8thedition (2011). His research includes projects on urban mortality,urban sanitation, industrial development, and the economic historyof Chicago. He has served as a trustee of the EconomicHistory Association and the Business History Conference, and aschairman of the Board of Trustees of the Cliometric Society.
Donald G. Paterson is Professor Emeritus of Economics atthe University of British Columbia. He received his D.Phil from theUniversity of Sussex and held a post-doctoral fellowship at theUniversity of Cambridge. He is the author (with William L Marr) ofCanada: An Economic History (1980) and has published widelyin the areas of history of international investment, economichistory of natural resource use, history of US technical change,macro-economic history of Canada, and business history.
Cain and Paterson previously co-authored two articles on biasedtechnological change in The Journal of Economic History.

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