An Essay on the Principle of Population and Other Writings PDF ePub eBook

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An Essay on the Principle of Population and Other Writings free pdf Malthus' life's work on human population and its dependency on food production and the environment was highly controversial on publication in 1798. He predicted what is known as the Malthusian catastrophe, in which humans would disregard the limits of natural resources and the world would be plagued by famine and disease. He significantly influenced the thinking of Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace and his theories continue to raise important questions today in the fields of social theory, economics and the environment. This book comes with an introduction by Robert Mayhew.

About Thomas Malthus

After graduating from Cambridge, Thomas Malthus settled in Hertfordshire as a lecturer in history and political economy at the East India Company College. Among his many works, An Essay on the Principle of Population was the most sucessful and most outrageous. He boldly opposed popular Enlightenment ideals of the 18th-century. Robert Mayhew is Professor of Historical Geography and Intellectual History at Bristol University. In 2014 he published Malthus: The Life and Legacies of an Untimely Prophet.

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Author : Thomas Malthus
Publisher : Penguin Classics
Data Published : 04 June 2015
ISBN : 0141392827
EAN : 9780141392820
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 352 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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