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The European Population, 1850-1945 is the first volume of two on demographics. The second volume will appear as part of the Societies of Europe series in 2003 and will cover changes until the year 2000.
The European Population, 1850-1945 is a comparative and historical data handbook and accompanying CD-ROM presenting series data on demographic developments, population and household structures for the countries of Western and Central Europe. All major fields of demographic change are covered: fertility, mortality, marriage, and divorce. Population figures are given for each population census by sex, civil status and age. Major demographic developments within the family are described providing a commentary on the main population structures and trends in Europe since the 19th century.


Description

The European Population, 1850-1945 is the first volume of two on demographics. The second volume will appear as part of the Societies of Europe series in 2003 and will cover changes until the year 2000.
The European Population, 1850-1945 is a comparative and historical data handbook and accompanying CD-ROM presenting series data on demographic developments, population and household structures for the countries of Western and Central Europe. All major fields of demographic change are covered: fertility, mortality, marriage, and divorce. Population figures are given for each population census by sex, civil status and age. Major demographic developments within the family are described providing a commentary on the main population structures and trends in Europe since the 19th century.


Reviews

'The text is clear and readable...Essential for all libraries supporting European history.' - V.W. Hill, Choice


Contents

Editorial Introduction by Peter Flora
Preface and Acknowledgements
List of Symbols
List of Tables
List of Figures
Abbreviations and Acronyms
PART I: INTRODUCTION
General introduction
Population and territory
Population growth and demographic transition
Marriage, legitimacy, divorce
Households and families
Demographic measures and demographic statistics
PART II: COUNTRY CHAPTERS
Austria
Belgium
Czechoslovakia
Denmark
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Italy
Luxembourg
The Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
PART III: APPENDICES
A note on the CD-ROM
Bibliography


Authors

All data is from the Mannheim Centre for Social Research (MZES), a body affiliated to the University of Mannheim, Germany, and one of the leading social research institutes in the world.

FRANZ ROTHENBACHER is a sociologist at MZES. His working fields comprise demographic and family change in Europe and European social and family reporting.