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Published by Pharos Books, Distributed by Ballantine Books in New York, NY .
Written in English



  • United States.,
  • Europe.


  • Fertility, Human -- United States.,
  • Fertility, Human -- Europe.,
  • Population forecasting -- United States.,
  • Population forecasting -- Europe.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementBen J. Wattenberg.
LC ClassificationsHB915 .W29 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 182 p. :
Number of Pages182
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3191669M
ISBN 100886873045, 0345343999
LC Control Number83063759

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