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A Polemic Against Control

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Science  22 Aug 2008:
Vol. 321, Issue 5892, pp. 1043
DOI: 10.1126/science.1159014

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Fatal Misconception. The Struggle to Control World Population. By Matthew Connelly. Belknap (Harvard University Press), Cambridge, MA, 2008. 537 pp. $35, £22.95, €24.50. ISBN 9780674024236.

A historian offers a sometimes angry and often critical account of 20th-century transnational efforts to limit population growth.