Hunger and history : the impact of changing food production and consumption patterns on society / edited by Robert I. Rotberg and Theodore K. Rabb ; contributors, Ester Boserup [and others].

Published
  • Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press 1985, ©1983
Physical description
336 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 0521304385
  • 9780521304382
  • 0521315050
  • 9780521315050
Notes
  • Originally published as The Journal of interdisciplinary history, v. XIV, no. 2, Autumn 1983.
  • Includes bibliographical references.
Contents
  • Nutrition and history / Robert I. Rotberg -- Nutrition, mortality, and population size : Malthus's Court of Last Resort / Susan C. Watkins & Etienne van de Walle -- Food, infection, and population / Thomas McKeown -- Infection, hidden hunger, and history / Ann G. Carmichael -- The impact of scarcity and plenty on population change in England, 1541-1871 / Roger Schofield -- The nutrition-mortality link in past times : a comment / Massimo Livi-Bacci -- The horticultural revolution : a cautionary note on prices / Joan Thirsk -- Social conflict and the grain supply in eighteenth-century France / Olwen Hufton -- Food entitlement, famine, and conflict / Louise A. Tilly -- Famines, epidemics, and population growth : the case of India / Michelle B. McAlpin -- Better nutrition and India : a comment / Santhebachahalli G. Srikantia -- Nutrition in African history / Philip D. Curtin -- The impact of scarcity and plenty on development / Ester Boserup -- Functional consequences of malnutrition for human populations : a comment / Nevin S. Scrimshaw -- The effects of population on nutrition and economic well-being / Julian L. Simon -- Economics and population growth : a comment / Roderick C. Floud -- Secular changes in America and British stature and nutrition / Robert W. Fogel [and others] -- Synergy among mass infections, famines, and poverty / Carl E. Taylor -- The relationship of nutrition, disease, and social conditions : a graphical presentation / The Conferees -- Diet and delocalizatio : dietary changes since 1750 / Gretel H. Pelto & Pertti J. Pelto -- The value of contemporary food and nutrition studies for historians / Nevin S. Scrimshaw.
Genre
  • Actes de congrès.
  • Aufsatzsammlung.
  • Bibliography
  • Conference papers and proceedings.
  • Congress
  • Essays.
  • History.
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

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