Mirror of Literature,  11 (1828), 372–75.

Comparative Population of the Ancient and Modern World  [2/2]



Serial—Extract, Miscellaneous; Afterword

Publications extracted:

Quarterly Journal of Science


Population, Race, Progress, Degeneration, Statistics, Periodicals, Popularization

People mentioned:

David Hume , Gerard J Vossius , Charles L de Secondat , Edward Gibbon

    The afterword explains that the extract is from the Quarterly Journal of Science, observing: 'something more than a single linear acknowledgement is due from us to that valuable work for our occasional levies on its pages. The New Series [...] has done more than any similar journal to popularize science and art' (375).

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