A History of Population Growth in Kenya and Uganda

  • R. M. A. van Zwanenberg
  • Anne King


Economic history is the study of people and their way of life; it is concerned with all the people, not simply the rulers or decision-makers, and it is therefore very important that economic historians should know about the number of people in the community they are studying; in other words, they must concern themselves with the size of the population. As historians they also need to know how the size of the population has changed over time; has it increased in size, or decreased, and even more important, why and how have the increases or decreases occurred? This chapter will attempt to answer some of these questions.


Population Growth Population Growth Rate Economic History Crude Birth Rate Modern Contraceptive Method 
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  • Anne King

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