English Essay Library Penguin Population Principle

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About the Author

THOMAS MALTHUS gratuated from Cambridge and settled in Hertfordshire as a lecturer in history and political economy at the East India Company College. Among his many works, An Essay on the Principle of Population was the most sucessful and most outrageous. He boldly opposed popular Enlightenment ideals of the 18th-century. 

ROBERT MAYHEW
 is a professor of historical geography and intellectual history at Bristol University. In 2014 he published Malthus: The Life and Legacies of an Untimely Prophet.

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Editorial Reviews

About the Author

THOMAS MALTHUS gratuated from Cambridge and settled in Hertfordshire as a lecturer in history and political economy at the East India Company College. Among his many works, An Essay on the Principle of Population was the most sucessful and most outrageous. He boldly opposed popular Enlightenment ideals of the 18th-century. 

ROBERT MAYHEW
 is a professor of historical geography and intellectual history at Bristol University. In 2014 he published Malthus: The Life and Legacies of an Untimely Prophet.

Read more

Editorial Reviews

About the Author

THOMAS MALTHUS gratuated from Cambridge and settled in Hertfordshire as a lecturer in history and political economy at the East India Company College. Among his many works, An Essay on the Principle of Population was the most sucessful and most outrageous. He boldly opposed popular Enlightenment ideals of the 18th-century. 

ROBERT MAYHEW
 is a professor of historical geography and intellectual history at Bristol University. In 2014 he published Malthus: The Life and Legacies of an Untimely Prophet.

Read more

Editorial Reviews

About the Author

THOMAS MALTHUS gratuated from Cambridge and settled in Hertfordshire as a lecturer in history and political economy at the East India Company College. Among his many works, An Essay on the Principle of Population was the most sucessful and most outrageous. He boldly opposed popular Enlightenment ideals of the 18th-century. 

ROBERT MAYHEW
 is a professor of historical geography and intellectual history at Bristol University. In 2014 he published Malthus: The Life and Legacies of an Untimely Prophet.

Read more

Editorial Reviews

Book Description

This book provides a student audience with the best scholarly edition of Malthus' Essay on Population. Written in 1798 as a polite attack on post-French revolutionary speculations on the theme of social and human perfectibility, it remains one of the most powerful statements of the limits to human hopes set by the tension between population growth and natural resources. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

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Malthus's simple yet powerful argument was highly controversial in its day. Literary England despised him for dashing its hopes of social progress. today his name remains a byword for active concern about man's demographic and ecological prospects.

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Editorial Reviews

Book Description

This book provides a student audience with the best scholarly edition of Malthus' Essay on Population. Written in 1798 as a polite attack on post-French revolutionary speculations on the theme of social and human perfectibility, it remains one of the most powerful statements of the limits to human hopes set by the tension between population growth and natural resources. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

Read more

From the Back Cover

Malthus's simple yet powerful argument was highly controversial in its day. Literary England despised him for dashing its hopes of social progress. today his name remains a byword for active concern about man's demographic and ecological prospects.

Read more

See all Editorial Reviews

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Editorial Reviews

Book Description

This book provides a student audience with the best scholarly edition of Malthus' Essay on Population. Written in 1798 as a polite attack on post-French revolutionary speculations on the theme of social and human perfectibility, it remains one of the most powerful statements of the limits to human hopes set by the tension between population growth and natural resources. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.

Read more

From the Back Cover

Malthus's simple yet powerful argument was highly controversial in its day. Literary England despised him for dashing its hopes of social progress. today his name remains a byword for active concern about man's demographic and ecological prospects.

Read more

See all Editorial Reviews

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