The Demography of Victorian England and Wales (Cambridge Studies in Population, Economy and Society in Past Time)

  • Publish Date: 2000-10-30
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Robert Woods
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The Demography of Victorian England and Wales describes in detail for the first time the changing population history of England and Wales between 1837 and 1914. Its principal focus is the great demographic revolution that occurred during those years, especially the secular decline of fertility and the origins of the modern rise in life expectancy. It is lavishly illustrated with numerous tables, figures and maps, many of which are reproduced in full color. This clear, comprehensive and engaging reference work makes a seminal contribution to demographic history.