Mabiki : infanticide and population growth in eastern Japan, 1660-1950 / Fabian Drixler.
This is the story of a society reversing deeply held worldviews and revolutionising its demography. In parts of 18th century Japan, couples raised only two or three children, resulting in shrinking villages and dwindling domain headcounts. In Eastern Japan population growth resumed in the 19th centu...
University of California Press,
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