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Population pressure and human fertility response

Ohio, 1810-1860

by Don R. Leet

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ohio
    • Subjects:
    • Fertility, Human -- Ohio -- History.,
    • Ohio -- Population -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDon R. Leet.
      SeriesDissertations in American economic history
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB935.O3 L44 1978
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 291 p. ;
      Number of Pages291
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4546836M
      ISBN 100405110464
      LC Control Number77014754
      OCLC/WorldCa3609087

      This book goes into great detail demonstrating the connection between human overpopulation, population density stress, our rapidly increasing “diseases of civilization”, environmental collapse, and the other topics touched on above. This entry provides the distribution of the population according to age. Information is included by sex and age group as follows: years (children), years (early working age), years (prime working age), years (mature working age), 65 years and over (elderly).The age structure of a population affects a nation's key socioeconomic issues. Degner, Jeffrey, "Family Formation, Fertility, and Failure: A Literature Review on Price Increases and Their Impact on the Family Institution," Quarterly Journal of Austrian Econom no. 2 (Summer ): – When commenting, please post a concise, civil, and informative comment. Full comment policy here.   Book Review: Matthew Connelly: Fatal Misconception: The Struggle to Control World d University Press, Cambridge, reviewed by Simon Butler. A select group of billionaires met in semi-secrecy in May to .


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Population Pressure and Human Fertility Response: Ohio, The purpose of this study was to investigate the fertility experience of the white population in antebellum Ohio, during a time when the econ-omy of that state was predominantly agrarian.

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