The Conditions of Agricultural Growth: The Economics of Agrarian Change under Population Pressure
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Author: Boserup, Ester (1910-1999)
Publisher: Aldine Publishing
Pub Date: 1973 (6th printing)
Condition: Fair to Good. Binding tight. No tears, bends or folds. Previous owner’s stamp on front pastedown. A couple of pencil markings (p. 36, rear end paper). Sun-fading to spine. Without dust jacket. Some edge and corner wear.
Notes: Boserup’s theory–population change drives agricultural change/intensification (that’s a really simplistic explanation)–was first enumerated in this book, in the first edition of 1965. “…the growth of population as the autonomous factor making for a steady intensification in agriculture, which in turn brings a whole host of economic and sociological changes in its train.” (from the Foreword)
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