The New World’s Contribution to Food Consumption during the Industrial Revolution
AbstractThe discovery of the New World enabled the nutritional status of the European populations to be maintained sufficiently to avoid a major Malthusian catastrophe as in prior centuries.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics, University of Munich in its series Articles by John Komlos with number 8.
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Publication status: published in Journal of European Economic History, 1998, 27(1), 67-84
nutritional status; Americas; Malthusian trap;
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