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A Farewell to Alms: A Brief Economic History of the World (The Princeton Economic History of the Western World)
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· 2019-03-27 ·
Oops. I linked to some other book with a similar name. This is the correct book:
· 2010-09-28 ·
This sort of cultural heritability is the foundation of the thesis of
A Farewell to Alms
... which I should really get around to reading).
· 2010-04-28 ·
Actually, that change took place well before the introduction of reliable birth control. See "A Farewell To Alms" for an account of the transition from resource-limited birth rates to the modern world:
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