The Changing Face of Disease: Implications for Society

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mortality with no natural increase in population. Given the evidence that Paleolithic populations were controlling fertility, demographic transition theory needs to be re-evaluated.
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I would like to thank Lynn M. Sibley, Bethany Turner and Diana Smay for thoughtful comments on earlier versions of this paper.

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