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One Quarter of Humanity Malthusian Mythology and Chinese Realities, 1700-2000 by James Z. Lee

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Published by Harvard University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Asian / Middle Eastern history,
  • Marriage,
  • Population & demography,
  • Social theory,
  • Social Science,
  • Sociology,
  • China,
  • Asia - China,
  • Demography,
  • History / China

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7670637M
ISBN 100674007093
ISBN 109780674007093

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  One Quarter of Humanity: Malthusian Mythology and Chinese Realities. By James Z. Lee and Wang Feng (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, xii plus pp.). In One Quarter of Humanity James Lee and Wang Feng present an overview of China's demographic history over the last three centuries that is both sweeping and revisionist. Books shelved as humanity: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari, Homo Deus: A History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari, Guns, Germs. Get this from a library! One quarter of humanity: Malthusian mythology and Chinese realities, [James Z Lee; Wang Feng] -- "This book presents new evidence about historical and contemporary Chinese population behavior that overturns much of the received wisdom about the differences between China and the West first voiced. One Quarter of Humanity: Malthusian Mythology and Chinese Realities. By James Z. Lee and Wang Feng. (Cambridge, Mass., Harvard University Press, ) Lee and Feng, challenge Malthus' characterization of the Chinese population as one of universal marriage and high fertility, held in check only by high mortality (the positive check), although /10(20).