Journal of Social Hygiene, 1925, Vol. 11 (Classic Reprint)

Journal of Social Hygiene, 1925, Vol. 11 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Journal of Social Hygiene, 1925, Vol. 11 Polygamy, the marriage of several wives by one man, is the present custom in various parts of the world. Wherever there is a stable agricultural or pastoral population where one man by his labor can provide more food than is needed for one woman, and under conditions where female and child labor can increase production, there, if no other educational or civilizing factors come into play, polygamy, or monogamy with concubinage, would probably be found. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 588 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 30mm | 776g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243253702
  • 9780243253708