Jacques Véron

The Marquis de Sade and the Question of Population

In four major texts written between 1795 and 1799 (Aline et Valcour, Histoire de...

Livi Bacci Massimo, 2017, Our Shrinking Planet, translated by David Broder, Cambridge, UK and Medford, MA, Polity Press, IX–160 p.

The question of world demographic growth, once a subject of lively debate, no longer...

The French Response to the Demographic Works of Alfred Lotka

AbstractAlthough Lotka published his founding article on demography in 1907, he was not...

The demography of South Asia from the 1950s to the 2000s

AbstractThe countries of South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the...

Wilhelm Lexis: The Normal Length of Life as an Expression of the “Nature of Things”

AbstractAt the first International Congress of Demography held in Paris in 1878, the...