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Death at the opposite ends of the Eurasian continent [electronic resource] : mortality trends in Taiwan and the Netherlands, 1850-1945 / edited by Theo Engelen, John R. Shepherd, Yang Wen-shan.

Contributor(s): Engelen, Th. (Theo) | Shepherd, John Robert | Yang, Wen-Shan.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Life at the extremes: v. 4.Publisher: Amsterdam : Aksant, 2011Description: 1 online resource (400 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9789048514687 (electronic bk.); 9048514681 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Mortality -- Netherlands | Mortality -- Taiwan | Mortality -- Netherlands -- Statistics | Mortality -- Taiwan -- Statistics | Mortality -- Regional disparities | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- DemographyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Death at the opposite ends of the Eurasian continent.DDC classification: 304.6/4 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: Historical demographers since Malthus have characterized the West-European and Chinese demographic regimes as systems under low and high pressure, respectively. This volume examines the operation of the positive check at the two ends of the Eurasian continent by taking the Netherlands and Taiwan as representatives of the West-European and Chinese mortality regimes.
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Historical demographers since Malthus have characterized the West-European and Chinese demographic regimes as systems under low and high pressure, respectively. This volume examines the operation of the positive check at the two ends of the Eurasian continent by taking the Netherlands and Taiwan as representatives of the West-European and Chinese mortality regimes.

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