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Life, Death, and Disease

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Department
History
Course
HIS244H1
Professor
Nicholas Terpstra
Semester
Winter

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HIS243 Life, Death, and Disease Thursday January 20 2011 Key Terms Malthusian rap Dearth Life cycle poverty Fecundity Little ice age (mondar minimum) Lecture Outline People by the numbers Family Life religion Urban centres Influence on population: Population Von Sonnenfels vs. Malthus Von Sonnenfels argued that a growing population was a good thing More people = more production = more money = more security Malthus was concerned about the lives of the poor, took a different view of unchecked population growth He believed that population grew exponentially and food supply grew arithmetically = starvation Malthusian trap: population outgrows food supply Demography Hotly contested fields in history Before 1801 (first English census), only record of peoples were tax record www.notesolution.com
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