Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Over the past thirty five years population history has been one of the most important growth areas within the flourishing field of social and economic history. Our understanding of demographic history in the period before the Industrial Revolution has been transformed. The amount of literature which has been produced is daunting both in its volume and its complexity. In this concise volume for students Dr Houston reviews the literature and explains the different population trends evident in parts of Britain and Ireland. He sets out the sometimes complex interactions between fertility, nuptiality, morality and migration in a clear and comprehensible way, and explains why the mechanisms which balanced population and resources in England were not found in Scotland and Ireland.

Buy The Population History of Britain and Ireland 1500-1750 book by R. A. Houston from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780521552776
ISBN-10: 052155277X
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 138mm x 10mm)
Pages: 106
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 28-Sep-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Population History of Britain and Ireland 1500-1750 book by R. A. Houston and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Books By Author R. A. Houston

Bride Ales and Penny Weddings by R. A. Houston

Bride Ales and Penny Weddings

Hardback, March 2014
$132.26
Punishing the Dead? by R. A. Houston

Punishing the Dead?

Hardback, August 2010
$188.95