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Birth and Death

Theodore Zeldin

in France 1848–1945: Volume Two: Intellect, Taste and Anxiety

Published in print:
1977
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198221258
eISBN:
9780191678424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198221258.003.0019
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The demographic history of France is very revealing not only about the attitudes of individuals towards the most basic facts of life and the status of the family, but also about the clash between ... More


Introduction: Contested Worldviews and a Demographic Revolution

Fabian Drixler

in Mabiki: Infanticide and Population Growth in Eastern Japan, 1660-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520272439
eISBN:
9780520953611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272439.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This introductory chapter presents an overview of the main themes covered in this book, which traces the persistence and eventual demise of Eastern Japan’s culture of infanticide. In the eighteenth ... More


The China Trajectory

Jay Winter and Michael Teitelbaum

in The Global Spread of Fertility Decline: Population, Fear, and Uncertainty

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300139068
eISBN:
9780300195323
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300139068.003.0004
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter explores the political dimension of the modern demographic history of China, which is one of its essential characteristics. Modernization theory has little purchase here, since it ... More


Migration and return, 1958–1971

in Demography, State and Society: Irish Migration to Britain, 1921–1971

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237358
eISBN:
9781846317651
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317651.007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter investigates the implications of a policy for migration from Ireland in the 1960s, at which time the international economy had a favourable impact on the Irish economy. The period in ... More


Conclusion

Fabian Drixler

in Mabiki: Infanticide and Population Growth in Eastern Japan, 1660-1950

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520272439
eISBN:
9780520953611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272439.003.0014
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter presents some final thoughts from the author. Topics discussed include how social context influenced the reproductive culture in Japan; Eastern Japan in world demographic history; and ... More


Conquest and Pestilence in the Early Spanish Philippines

Linda A. Newson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832728
eISBN:
9780824870096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832728.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

Scholars have long assumed that Spanish colonial rule had only a limited demographic impact on the Philippines. Filipinos, they believed, had acquired immunity to Old World diseases prior to Spanish ... More


Mabiki: Infanticide and Population Growth in Eastern Japan, 1660-1950

Fabian Drixler

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520272439
eISBN:
9780520953611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520272439.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book tells the story of a society reversing deeply held worldviews and revolutionizing its demography. In parts of eighteenth-century Japan, couples raised only two or three children. As ... More


Interpreting the Evidence

Linda A. Newson

in Conquest and Pestilence in the Early Spanish Philippines

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832728
eISBN:
9780824870096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832728.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the evidence that can shed light on the demographic impact of Spanish colonial rule on the Philippines and allow comparisons between population trends in the islands with other ... More


Interior Luzon

Linda A. Newson

in Conquest and Pestilence in the Early Spanish Philippines

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832728
eISBN:
9780824870096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832728.003.0013
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the impact of Spanish colonial rule on the population of interior Luzon, with particular emphasis on groups living within the southern and central Cordillera. It begins with a ... More


Conservation genetics of red pandas in the wild

Yibo Hu, Dunwu Qi, and Fuwen Wei

in Biology and Conservation of Musteloids

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780198759805
eISBN:
9780191820519
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759805.003.0029
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

The red panda is listed on the 2016 IUCN red list as Endangered. It is now distributed only in China, Myanmar, India, Bhutan and Nepal. Human activities such as poaching and large-scale deforestation ... More


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