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The Life and Legacies of an Untimely Prophet

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$34.50 • £27.95 • €31.00

ISBN 9780674728714

Publication Date: 04/28/2014


304 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Belknap Press


  • Prologue: Opening the Door on Malthus’s Roller Coaster
  • 1. Before Malthus
  • 2. Prophets of Perfection: A Revolutionary Triptych
  • 3. Malthus’s Essay and the Quiet Revolution of 1798
  • 4. Malthus as the Malign Muse of Romanticism
  • 5. Malthus and the Making of Environmental Economics
  • 6. Malthus and the Victorians
  • 7. Malthus and the Dismal Age
  • 8. Malthus the Transatlantic Celebrity
  • 9. Malthus Today
  • Epilogue: High Time for the Untimely Prophet
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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