Lectures on the theories of Malthus, on disease, war and famine, including theories of McKeown, Adam Smith and Amartya Sen. Part of an interdisciplinary course between Social Anthropology, Biological Anthropology and Archaeology given in 2006 and 2007 by Alan Macfarlane.
by Zilan Wang and Emma Katherine Wallace]
Part 1. The Malthusian framework
Part 2. How diseases attack humans
3. Why did the world population explode after 1750?
4. Some effects and causes of malaria
5. Some effects and causes of dysentery
6. Some effects and causes of war
7. Some effects and causes of famine