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Regional Variation in Demographic Consequences-of Famines in Late 19th and Early-20th Century India

Regional Variation in Demographic Consequences of Famines in Late 19th and Early 20th Century India Arup Maharatna India provides a good opportunity for analysing famine demography from a historical perspective. While analysis at an aggregate level provides an understanding of short-term demographic responses, analysis of inter-district variations helps to assess the relative importance of factors such as drought severity, relief provision, flow of migration, etc, that shaped the demographic outcome.

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