The Demographic Structure of the Indian Society

The Demographic Structure of the Indian Society

Question

What does Malthus write in an essay on the principle of population, 1798 CE?

Answer

He accepts power of population superior to the power of the earth that provides subsistence for man. He understands epidemics, pestilence and plague necessary to remove imbalance between food supply and increasing population. He says, the vices of mankinds themselves are active and able ministers of depopulation.

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