A Dissertation on the Poor Laws by a Well-wisher to Mankind. Joseph Townsend, Ashley Montagu, Mark Neuman.
A Dissertation on the Poor Laws by a Well-wisher to Mankind
A Dissertation on the Poor Laws by a Well-wisher to Mankind

Inscribed by Montagu to Stephen Jay Gould

A Dissertation on the Poor Laws by a Well-wisher to Mankind

Notes: A reprint of this precursor to Malthus' work on population.

Edition + Condition: First edition (first printing). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. This copy is inscribed by Montagu to the evolutionist and paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould: "For Steve, Affectionately from Ashley. 29 June 1981."

Montagu (born Israel Ehrenberg) was a humanist anthropologist and a public intellectual. A nice association between two noted scientists.

Publication: Berkeley: University of California Press, 1971.

ISBN: 0520017005

Item No: #307216

Price: $75