An Essay on the Principle of Population by Thomas Robert Malthus

Image of An Essay on the Principle of Population

The book An Essay on the Principle of Population was first published anonymously in 1798 through J. Johnson (London). The author was soon identified as The Reverend Thomas Robert Malthus. While it was not the first book on population, it has been acknowledged as the most influential work of its era. Its 6th Edition was independently cited as a key influence by both Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace in developing the theory of natural selection.

- Wikipedia

The 311th greatest nonfiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - The 100 Most Influential Books Ever Written (Martin Seymour-Smith)
  2. - Books That Changed the World (Book)

Buy This Book

Paperback
Hardcover
Kindle Edition