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Population growth and change

Spencer, David.

Population growth and change

a study of counterurbanisation, South Oxfordshire District, 1961-90.

by Spencer, David.

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Published by University of Reading, Department of Geography in Reading .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesDiscussion paper -- no. 9
ContributionsUniversity of Reading. Department of Geography.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii,93p. :
Number of Pages93
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21605350M

  The general correctness of Gudin’s demographic analysis as quoted by Barruel is confirmed by a crosscheck with the graph showing population changes in France between B.C. and contained in Colin McEvedy and Richard Jones, Atlas of World Population History (Penguin Books.


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