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economic history of world population

Carlo Maria Cipolla

economic history of world population

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic history -- 1750-1918.,
  • Economic history -- 20th century.,
  • Population.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Carlo M. Cipolla.
    SeriesPelican books
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC54 .C5 1978
    The Physical Object
    Pagination155 p. :
    Number of Pages155
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4289421M
    ISBN 100140205373
    LC Control Number78316617


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From back cover: 'This book presents a global view of the demographic and economic development of mankind. Professor Cipolla has deliberately adopted a new point of view and has tried to trace the history of the great trends in population and /5(5).

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