Demographic Seasonality and Development: The Effects of Agricultural Colonialism in Taiwan, 1906–1942

@article{Anderton1990DemographicSA,
  title={Demographic Seasonality and Development: The Effects of Agricultural Colonialism in Taiwan, 1906–1942},
  author={Douglas L. Anderton and Richard E. Barrett},
  journal={Demography},
  year={1990},
  volume={27},
  pages={397-411}
}
Nearly all developed countries have experienced dramatic declines in the seasonality of demographic behavior over the last century. This article examines seasonal behavior in the population of Taiwan between 1906 and 1942, during Japanese colonial rule. First, we analyze seasonal demographic cycles and their ties to the cultural calendar and agriculture… CONTINUE READING