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Ancient India and Indian Civilization (History of by P. Masson-Ousel, P. Stern, H. Willman-Grabowska

By P. Masson-Ousel, P. Stern, H. Willman-Grabowska

Originally released among 1920-70,The heritage of Civilization used to be a landmark in early 20th century publishing. It used to be released at a formative time in the social sciences, and through a interval of decisive old discovery.

The goal of the overall editor, C.K. Ogden, was once to summarize the hottest findings and theories of historians, anthropologists, archaeologists and sociologists.

This reprinted fabric is offered as a collection, within the following groupings, or as person volumes:
* Prehistory and old Ethnography
Set of 12: 0-415-15611-4
* Greek Civilization
Set of seven: 0-415-15612-2
* Roman Civilization
Set of 6: 0-415-15613-0
* Eastern Civilizations
Set of 10: 0-415-15614-9
* Judaeo-Christian Civilization
Set of four: 0-415-15615-7
* European Civilization
Set of eleven: 0-415-15616-5

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34 Stathakopoulos 2004. 35 Saito 2002: 222-23. 36 Loveday 1914: 10. 37 Loveday 1914: 25; Mallory 1926; Iliffe 1979: 13. PDF (last downloaded October 2007). 39 Cohen 1990. 40 De Waal 1997: 115. 41 These two episodes might well be considered part of a single prolonged crisis. The 40 1690s were years of hardship and famine in much of northwestern Europe. 42 In 1349-50, in the wake of the Black Death, corn seems to have been plentiful despite the low yields (Farr 1846: 164). 43 Titow 1960. 44 Ó Gráda 2007.

For instance, if the population estimates for 1830 and 1860 are credited, making good the damage inflicted by the famine of 1830-33 would have required an annual population growth rate of about 4 per cent between 1833 and 1860—despite the loss of a quarter or so of the population in 1854-56. 1. 6 to 1 3 to 4 Poor harvests; policy failure Malawi Negligible 0 Drought Niger Negligible 0 Drought Sources: Lachiver 1991 : 480; de Waal 1997 : 106; de Waal 2007 ; Devereux 2000 : 6; Devereux 2002 : 70; Davis 2001 : 7; Ó Gráda 2007.

1454) the Aztec king Moteuczomah ordered his people to quit the capital city in search of food. Many sold their children in the province of Totonacapan, where grain was abundant; girls fetched four hundred ears of maize and boys five hundred ears. In the Indian Deccan in 1630AD ‘life was offered for a loaf, but none would buy’. On the Indian subcontinent in the seventeenth century, famines led to short-lived booms in the slave trade, and Dutch colonial traders exported thousands of slaves to Ceylon, Indonesia, and elsewhere.

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