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Malthus, T. R. (Thomas Robert) 1766-1834

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Works: 1,114 works in 4,260 publications in 9 languages and 61,294 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Bibliography  Diaries  Conference papers and proceedings  Essays  Records and correspondence  Terminology 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Annotator, Other, Creator, Recipient, Editor, Dedicatee, Correspondent, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: HB861, 301.32
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An essay on the principle of population : or a view of its past and present effects on human happiness, with an inquiry into our prospects respecting the future removal or mitigation of the evils which it occasions by T. R Malthus( Book )

583 editions published between 1798 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 3,712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1798 initiates a controversy by arguing how a large population may surpass its resources, and how improved economics can lower mortality rates, and also examines how reproduction can dwarf its food production
Principles of political economy, considered with a view to their practical application by T. R Malthus( Book )

218 editions published between 1820 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On population. Edited and introduced by Gertrude Himmelfarb by T. R Malthus( Book )

38 editions published between 1958 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

View of the principle of population, by T. Malthus
An essay on population by T. R Malthus( Book )

104 editions published between 1903 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essay on the principle of population, or, A view of its past and present effects on human happiness : with an inquiry into our prospects respecting the future removal or mitigation of the evils which it occasions by T. R Malthus( Book )

96 editions published between 1803 and 2003 in English and French and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Essay on the Principal of Population, which I published in 1798, was suggested, as is expressed in the preface, by a paper in Mr. Godwin's Inquirer. It was written on the impulse of the occasion, and from the few materials which were then within my reach in a country situation. The only authors from whose writings I had deduced the principle, which formed the main argument of the Essay, were Hume, Wallace, Adam Smith, and Dr. Price; and my object was to apply it, to try the truth of those speculations on the perfectibility of man and society, which at that time excited a considerable portion of the public attention. In the course of the discussion I was naturally led into some examination of the effects of this principle on the existing state of society. It appeared to account for much of that poverty and misery observable among the lower classes of people in every nation, and for those reiterated failures in the efforts of the higher classes to relieve them. The more I considered the subject in this point of view, the more importance it seemed to acquire; and this consideration, joined to the degree of public attention which the Essay excited, determined me to turn my leisure reading towards an historical examination of the effects of the principle of population on the past and present state of society; that, by illustrating the subject more generally, and drawing those inferences from it, in application to the actual state of things, which experience seemed to warrant, I might give it a more practical and permanent interest"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
Population: the first essay by T. R Malthus( Book )

33 editions published between 1959 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,036 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1798 under title: An essay on the principle of population. Story House Prebound
An essay on the principle of population : text, sources and background, criticism by T. R Malthus( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Definitions in political economy by T. R Malthus( Book )

83 editions published between 1827 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First essay on population, 1798 by T. R Malthus( Book )

62 editions published between 1806 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essay on the principle of population; or, A view of its past and present effects on human happiness; with an inquiry into our prospects respecting the future removal or mitigation of the evils which it occasions by T. R Malthus( Book )

87 editions published between 1804 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Essay on the Principal of Population, which I published in 1798, was suggested, as is expressed in the preface, by a paper in Mr. Godwin's Inquirer. It was written on the impulse of the occasion, and from the few materials which were then within my reach in a country situation. The only authors from whose writings I had deduced the principle, which formed the main argument of the Essay, were Hume, Wallace, Adam Smith, and Dr. Price; and my object was to apply it, to try the truth of those speculations on the perfectibility of man and society, which at that time excited a considerable portion of the public attention. In the course of the discussion I was naturally led into some examination of the effects of this principle on the existing state of society. It appeared to account for much of that poverty and misery observable among the lower classes of people in every nation, and for those reiterated failures in the efforts of the higher classes to relieve them. The more I considered the subject in this point of view, the more importance it seemed to acquire; and this consideration, joined to the degree of public attention which the Essay excited, determined me to turn my leisure reading towards an historical examination of the effects of the principle of population on the past and present state of society; that, by illustrating the subject more generally, and drawing those inferences from it, in application to the actual state of things, which experience seemed to warrant, I might give it a more practical and permanent interest"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
The measure of value stated and illustrated, with an application of it to the alterations in the value of the English currency since 1790 by T. R Malthus( Book )

44 editions published between 1823 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essay on the principle of population : and, A summary view of the principle of population by T. R Malthus( Book )

46 editions published between 1798 and 1988 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

View of the principle of population / Malthus, T.R., Thomas Robert, 1766-1834
Occasional papers of T.R. Malthus on Ireland, population, and political economy by T. R Malthus( Book )

20 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inquiry into the nature and progress of rent, and the principles by which it is regulated by T. R Malthus( Book )

71 editions published between 1815 and 2010 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This essay by 19th-century economist Thomas Robert Malthus examines the social and economic nature of rent
The grounds of an opinion on the policy of restricting the importation of foreign corn : intended as an appendix to "Observations on the corn laws" by T. R Malthus( Book )

72 editions published between 1814 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Malthus is most famous as the inventor of a simple equation between population and food supply. In this treatise Malthus states the arguments for and against the protection of agriculture, holding the balance between the two opinions, but hinting that the political dependence caused by free trade was a serious evil, and that agriculture was more important than manufacture
Parallel chapters from the first and second editions of An essay on the principle of population by T. R Malthus( Book )

30 editions published between 1894 and 2015 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Observations on the effects of the corn laws by T. R Malthus( Book )

22 editions published between 1814 and 2001 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Malthus disagrees with Adam Smith about the direct connection between the price of corn and labour and argues for a moderate tax on imports
An investigation of the cause of the present high price of provisions by T. R Malthus( Book )

37 editions published between 1800 and 2012 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"To proceed to the point: I am most strongly inclined to suspect, that the attempt in most parts of the kingdom to increase the parish allowances in proportion to the price of corn, combined with the riches of the country, which have enabled it to proceed as far as it has done in this attempt, is, comparatively speaking, the sole cause, which has occasioned the price of provisions in this country to rise so much higher than the degree of scarcity would seem to warrant, so much higher than it would do in any other country where this cause did not operate."
The travel diaries of Thomas Robert Malthus by T. R Malthus( Book )

18 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

T.R. Malthus : the unpublished papers in the collection of Kanto Gakuen University by T. R Malthus( Book )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the second and final volume of manuscripts by or relating to T.R. Malthus, now held at Kanto Gakuen University. The texts consist of sermons, correspondence, essays and lecture notes on political economy and history and offer a glimpse of the lifestyle of his wider family and contemporaries
 
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מלתוס, תומס 1766-1834

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말사스, 토마스 R. 1766-1834

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맬서스 1766-1834

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托马斯·罗伯特·马尔萨斯

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Principles of political economy, considered with a view to their practical applicationAn essay on the principle of population, or, A view of its past and present effects on human happiness : with an inquiry into our prospects respecting the future removal or mitigation of the evils which it occasionsPopulation: the first essayAn essay on the principle of population : text, sources and background, criticismAn essay on the principle of population; or, A view of its past and present effects on human happiness; with an inquiry into our prospects respecting the future removal or mitigation of the evils which it occasionsAn essay on the principle of population : and, A summary view of the principle of populationAn inquiry into the nature and progress of rent, and the principles by which it is regulatedObservations on the effects of the corn laws