Infanticide and fertility in Eastern Japan: Discourse and demography, 1660--1880

This dissertation argues that between 1660 and 1880, the demography of Eastern Japan was twice transformed. Effective fertility rates dropped sharply in the 1670s and remained so low for the following century that the region experienced severe depopulation. In the 1790s, that trend reversed and set...

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Main Author: Drixler, Fabian F
Format: Dissertation
Language: English
ISBN: 0549614796
Bibliography: Source: Dissertation Abstracts International, Volume: 69-04, Section: A, page: 1496.
Adviser: Andrew Gordon.
Online Access: available in Bonn?
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