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An Essay on the Principle of Population

An Essay on the Principle of Population

This is a free textbook that is offered by Amazon for reading on a Kindle. Anybody can read Kindle books—even without a Kindle device—with the free Kindle app for smartphones and tablets. Download the app for your device and start reading for free. ‘This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers.’ 'Malthus warned that at the current rate of growth, (based on statistics available in the 18th century), the population of the world would outstrip its food supply. Referred to as the "Malthus theorem", demographers continue to debate the accuracy of Malthus' original prediction. The "New Malthusians" agree with Malthus' original grim calculations. Another group, the "Anti-Malthusians," contend that world-population growth is slowing and the... Show More


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