English Population History from Family Reconstitution, 1580-1837 by E. A. Wrigley, R. S. Davies, J. E. Oeppen, R. S. Schofield | | 9780521590150 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
English Population History from Family Reconstitution, 1580-1837

English Population History from Family Reconstitution, 1580-1837

by E. A. Wrigley, R. S. Davies, J. E. Oeppen, R. S. Schofield
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521590159

ISBN-13: 9780521590150

Pub. Date: 06/01/1998

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

English Population History from Family Reconstitution is the second part of the single most important demographic enquiry of the past generation, the first part being The Population History of England, 1541-1871. This study proves that family reconstitution has been particularly successful in obtaining accurate information about the demography of past populations.

Overview

English Population History from Family Reconstitution is the second part of the single most important demographic enquiry of the past generation, the first part being The Population History of England, 1541-1871. This study proves that family reconstitution has been particularly successful in obtaining accurate information about the demography of past populations. The authors prove that the results obtained are representative of the demographic situation of the country at large. English Population History from Family Reconstitution will be an essential source of information for British social historians.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521590150
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/01/1998
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Population, Economy and Society in Past Time Series, #32
Pages:
681
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.65(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures; List of tables; Part I: 1. Introduction; 2. The reconstitution parishes; 3. Representativeness; 4. Reliability; Part II: 5. Nuptiality; 6. Mortality; 7. Fertility; Part III: 8. Reconstitution and inverse projection; 9. Conclusion; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.

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