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Population and technological change : a study of long-term trends / Ester Boserup.


Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1981.
ISBN 0226066738

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Subjects Bevolking.
Bevölkerungsentwicklung.
Demography.
Entwicklungsländer.
Innovaciones técnicas.
Innovations.
Población -- Pronósticos.
Populacao.
Population.
Technische vernieuwing.
Technischer Fortschritt.
Technological innovations.
Technology.
Description xi, 255 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1981.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-245) and index.
Contents The framework -- Population size and technological development -- Regional differences in population and technology -- Population density and food supply systems -- Population and technology in the ancient world -- From food gathering to agriculture -- Technological change in ancient agriculture -- Population size and urbanization -- Characteristic features of ancient urbanization -- The role of demographic factors in European development -- Food supply and labor shortage -- Raw material supply and specialization of labor -- Agricultural change in the period of demographic transition -- Diffusion of industrial technologies -- Transport technology and mass migration -- Sparse population as obstacle to industrialization -- Conditions for transfer of industrial technologies to Asia -- Demographic transition and technological change in the Third World -- Effects of technological change on rates of population growth -- International adaptation to demographic and technological change -- Population growth and rural change.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6649425
(OCoLC)ocm06649425
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WorldCat Identities Boserup, Ester.
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