1st Edition

Thomas Robert Malthus
Critical Responses

Edited By

Geoffrey Gilbert

ISBN 9780415140119
Published January 28, 1998 by Routledge
896 Pages

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Book Description

Malthus' Essay on the Principles of Population was one of the most controversial books ever published. Going through six editions in the author's lifetime, it cast a long shadow down the nineteenth century, with nearly all of the century's leading thinkers - from Hazlitt and Ricardo to Marx and Darwin - feeling compelled to comment on it.