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Author Livi Bacci, Massimo.

Title The population of Europe : a history / Massimo Livi-Bacci ; translated by Cynthia De Nardi Ipsen and Carl Ipsen
Published Malden, MA : Blackwell Publishers, 2000

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 MELB  304.6094 Liv/Poe  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 220 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Series The Making of Europe
Making of Europe.
Contents 1. Numbers -- Factors of constraint and factors of choice -- A millennium of demographic development -- Slow change in old regime societies -- Interpretive choices -- 2. Space -- Geography and environment -- The conquest of space before the Black Death -- Again eastward and southward -- Settlement intensification and land reclamation -- Consolidation -- 3. Food -- Population and nutrition-- Nutrition, infection, and mortality -- Bread and its accompaniments -- Long-term nutrition and mortality -- Paradoxes and reality -- 4. Microbes and disease -- Lives on the brink -- A world in motion -- The plague : four-handed game -- The final match -- Demographic losses -- Other factors and the road to normality -- 5. Systems -- Demographic systems -- England, France, and Germany -- Marriage -- Fertility -- More on infant mortality -- Migration -- Equilibrium and transformations -- 6. The great transformation (1800-1914) -- A frame of reference -- Demographic expansion : numbers and interpretations -- Two months per year : increasing life expectancy -- Infant mortality yet again -- The advent of birth control -- Outside of Europe -- 7. The end of a cycle -- Demography in the twentieth century : mortality and fertility -- Demography in the twentieth century : migration, structures, models -- Politics -- Economics -- Values
Notes Translation of: Popolazione nella storia d'Europa
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Population.
Population Density.
Europe -- Population -- History.
Europe.
LC no. 99029297
ISBN 0631200789 hb alkaline paper
0631218815 paperback alkaline paper
Other Titles Popolazione nella storia d'Europa. English