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Population and Society in Norway 1735-1865 (Paperback)

Author: Drake, Michael

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In this detailed study of population change in Norway in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, Dr Drake has assembled a great deal of literary and statistical material. He pays particular attention to the interplay between marriage, economic conditions, social custom and fertility. The book also introduces English readers to the writings of Eilert Sundt, a very productive pioneer sociologist whose important work of the 1850s and 1860s is little known outside Scandinavia. Malthuss work, by comparison, is shown to be much less reliable. As Dr Drake demonstrates, remarkably reliable and comprehensive demographic statistics are available in Norway in the century before industrialization. This case study is therefore a valuable contribution to the debate amongst historians on the demographic characteristics of the pre-industrial west and the links between population change and industrialization. His conclusions are also clearly relevant to the current international discussion on the relationship between population change and economic and social conditions in under developed countries. *Author: Drake, Michael *Series Title: Cambridge Studies in Economic History *Binding Type: Paperback *Number of Pages: 284 *Publication Date: 2008/10/01 *Language: English *Dimensions: 5.51 x 8.50 x 0.63 inches


Publisher Cambridge Univ Pr
Mfg Part# 9780521085144
SKU 208667101
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0521085144
Release Date 10/1/2008
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0284
Publisher Cambridge University Press
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