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Famine, Epidemics and Mortality in South India-A Reappraisal of the Demographic Crisis of 1876-1878

Famine, Epidemics and Mortality in South India A Reappraisal of the Demographic Crisis of 1876-1878 Roland Lardinois This paper studies, from the demographic point of view, the consequences of the famine of 1876-1878 in South India (Madras Presidency and Mysore State). It tries to answer the question: What was a demographic crisis under .the ancient demographic pattern of colonial southern India?

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