The Children of Eve: Population and Well-being in History

  • Wiley-Blackwell
  • 2018
  • 0
  • English
  • 1
  • 9781118169629

The Children of Eve is the first book to bring together general material about population and well-being in a single volume. It presents a world history of demographic and economic change that ranges broadly over time and space and which emphasizes the commonality of human experience.

  • The first book to put together material about population and well-being in a single volume 
  • Emphasizes the formative population history of Europe and North America over the years since the Middle Ages, and includes discussions of Asia and the southern hemisphere
  • The authors successfully maintain the difficult balance of addressing complex issues in a style that doesn't over-simplify the subject, whilst upholding an approach that is accessible to general readers and students
  • Designed to work as both a stand alone text or a supplement to textbooks in any number of courses