Alexander Kulischer on the demographic future of Russia

Mark Tolts
2017 Демографическое обозрение  
In the late 1920s and early 1930s, Alexander Kulischer published three demographic articles in the most authoritative and widely read newspaper of the Russian post-revolutionary emigration – "Poslednie novosti" [The Latest News] (Paris). These articles were devoted to problems of population dynamics in some countries around the world. They were the first where the general scheme of demographic changes – now known as the concept of a "demographic transition" or "demographic revolution" – was
more » ... in predicting the demographic future of Russia. This publication provides these articles, which are now almost inaccessible to contemporary readers. A preface and helpful explanations have been added to the articles. The preface explains Kulischer's articles in the context of the development of demography of that period and his interest in the demographic future of Russia.
doi:10.17323/demreview.v4i5.8572 fatcat:krtiaot5ubd3rglzwgawjkzjyu