The Cosmopolitan Volume 31

The Cosmopolitan Volume 31

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...British census is being made in 1901, which is also the year for the next census of France; the Germans and Austrians were counted again in 1900; Italy's census-year is 1901; the next census-year for Russia is not fixed. It is interesting to glance at the progress of population which has been made during expressed numbers convey a definite meaning to the mind. The heights of the black columns in No. 1 suggest very plainly the great increase in the world's population that has occurred from 1810 to 1886. The big jump in population from the year 1845 to the year 1874, which is so noticeable in Diagram No. 1, _ is due to the fact that an interval of twenty-nine years is covered by this increase in the world's population: an interval that is very considerably longer than any of the other intervals of time which separate the other dates--these intervals being: --the nineteenth century by From 1810 to 1828.. 18 years the various nations of the " 1828 to 1845..27 " world: to see which are the " 1845 to 1874..29 " nations that are keeping up a, " 1874 to 1886 12 " good supply of human energy I and which those are that are falling behind in the motivepower that runs a nation. It is also of interest to use past experience of population-growth in the whole world as a basis for making a forecast as to the time when the earth will be so densely populated as to bring about conditions akin to those that cause a crowded theater to display the legend, "StandingRoom Only." During the nineteenth century, several estimates have been made of the world's population by reliable statisticians, who have based their estimates upon census results and upon less formal enumerations of nations. From these I...show more

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  • Paperback | 270 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 485g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236796950
  • 9781236796950