One Quarter of Humanity
Malthusian Mythology and Chinese Realities, 1700-2000
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One Quarter of Humanity by James Z. Lee
Book DescriptionThis work presents evidence about the historical and contemporary Chinese population behaviour that overturns much of the received wisdom about the differences between China and the West first voiced by Malthus, who described a China in which early and universal marriage ensured high fertility and higher demographic responsiveness to economic circumstances.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780674007093
(235mm x 155mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Harvard University Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 2-Oct-2001
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author James Z. Lee
Life Under Pressure, Paperback (February 2009)
A pioneering work in comparative history and social science that compares population behavior in response to adversity in Europe and Asia.
Fate and Fortune in Rural China, Paperback (August 2007)» View all books by James Z. Lee
A major contribution to the social history of China, and to historical demography in general.
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Author Biography - James Z. Lee
James Z. Lee is Associate Professor of Chinese History at the California Institute of Technology. Wang Feng is Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of California at Irvine.
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