The Resource Global Population : History, Geopolitics, and Life on Earth, Alison Bashford, (ebook)

Global Population : History, Geopolitics, and Life on Earth, Alison Bashford, (ebook)

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Global Population : History, Geopolitics, and Life on Earth
Title
Global Population
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History, Geopolitics, and Life on Earth
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Alison Bashford
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eng
Summary
Concern about the size of the world's population did not begin with the Baby Boomers. Overpopulation as a conceptual problem originated after World War I and was understood as an issue with far-reaching ecological, agricultural, economic, and geopolitical consequences. This study traces the idea of a world population problem as it developed from the 1920s through the 1950s, long before the late-1960s notion of a postwar "population bomb." Drawing on international conference transcripts and oral testimony, the volume reconstructs the twentieth-century discourse on population as an international issue concerned with migration, colonial expansion, sovereignty, and globalization. It connects the genealogy of population discourse to the rise of economically and demographically defined global regions, the characterization of "civilizations" with different standards of living, global attitudes toward "development," and first- and third-world designations
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Midwest
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1963-
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Bashford, Alison
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304.6
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Columbia Studies in International and Global History
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  • History
  • History
  • Population
  • Population
  • Population
  • Social sciences
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adult
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Global Population : History, Geopolitics, and Life on Earth, Alison Bashford, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9780231519526
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11865343
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remote
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11865343
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MWT11865343
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Global Population : History, Geopolitics, and Life on Earth, Alison Bashford, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231519526
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11865343
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11865343
System control number
MWT11865343
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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