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The population bomb

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Published by Pan Books in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Population

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Paul R. Ehrlich
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB875
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 141 pages ;
    Number of Pages141
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26333655M
    ISBN 100345021398
    ISBN 109780345021397
    OCLC/WorldCa16206257


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That was about to change. In May, Ehrlich released a quickly written, cheaply bound paperback, The Population Bomb. Initially it was ignored. But over time Ehrlichs tract would sell millions of copies and turn its author into a celebrity. It would become one of the most influential books of the 20th century-and one of the most heatedly.

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