Population growth and mortality in British India Part II: The demographic revolution

  title={Population growth and mortality in British India Part II: The demographic revolution},
  author={Ira Klein},
  journal={Indian Economic \& Social History Review},
  pages={33 - 63}
  • I. Klein
  • Published 1 March 1990
  • Economics, History
  • Indian Economic & Social History Review
The author continues to examine the causes of the rapid growth of population that occurred in India following World War I. In this second part of a two-part article he looks at the causes of the mortality decline that occurred in the interwar period particularly why mortality declined so rapidly without significant evidence of material advances among the population as a whole. The causes of the decline are identified as a reduction in mortality from diseases such as the plague and the expansion… 

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