Volume 62 - Number 3 - Fall 1996

T. Machine-Readable Data Files (MRDF)

References to data of demographic interest that are stored in machine-readable form and to computer programs and microcomputer software for demographic analysis. All MRDFs coded under this heading are cross-referenced to specific subject categories as appropriate. Articles concerned with the availability of MRDFs are also included.

62:30828 Imhof, Arthur E. Historical demography I. [Historische Demographie I.] ISBN 3-598-40330-5. 1995. K. G. Saur: Munich, Germany. In Ger.
This CD-ROM presents an introduction to historical demography, focusing mainly on the causes and consequences of increased life expectancy. Using figures and other graphical material, it explores sources and methods, contraception and family planning, the demographic and epidemiological transitions, women's education, morbidity, life planning, and the demography of developing countries. There is also a list of current sources of demographic information and an extensive bibliography.
Correspondence: Freie Universität Berlin, Fachbereich Geschichtswissenschaften, Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin-Dahlem, Germany. Location: Princeton University Library (SPR).


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