Posts Tagged ‘Edmund Cartwright’

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    Why Was Malthus a Reverend?

    Nov 1, 10 • 105 Views • Economic History, Economic Thinkers, InnovationNo Comments

    Have you ever wondered why Malthus was a reverend? The surprising answer is in Bill Bryson’s wonderful new book, At Home A Short History of Private Life (which I just started reading). 18th and 19th century rectors and vicars tended to be affluent and...