Where civilizations meet, by Youssef Courbage and Emmanuel Todd

Original text in French : http://orientsoccidents.hypotheses.org/19 (translation by Sami Mebtoul)

This book of Y. Courbage and E. Todd could be a classic one on the history of the demographic transition in countries where the population is largely Muslim (« Muslim world »). a phenomenon that Philippe Fargues has already begun to study in detail, questioning several clichés about the « Arab family » or the birth rates in Muslim countries. This is the approach, combining a demographer and an historian, the « empirical » method (p. 39) of following demographic indicators in several countries over the long term to compare and to identify a general trend, and its thesis that make this book a stimulating essay.

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