A Concise History of World Population

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Author  Massimo Livi-Bacci
Publisher  Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date   September 22, 2006
ISBN  1405146966
Pages  296

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The new edition of this standard history of world population has been updated to include projections to the year 2050. It includes the latest data on fertility and infant mortality and a new section on migration has been added. The discussion of America is completely rewritten to give a fuller view of the past, including reference to the slave trade, and coverage of China has been expanded.


  • Includes new sections on migration - an emerging issue for rich and poor countries alike - and the impact of HIV.
  • Provides the latest data on fertility and infant mortality.
  • Discussion of America is completely rewritten to give a fuller view of the past, including reference to the slave trade, and coverage of China has been expanded.
  • Updates the quantitative material and bibliography.

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