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China: the Land and the People
China: the Land and the People
By Gerald F. Winfield
Sloane (in coöperation with the American Institute of Pacific Relations), 1948, 437 pp

A research biologist with long experience among Chinese farmers portrays their primitive way of life and its implications for the future of China and the world. Overpopulation, not feudal land tenure, is the great problem, he holds, and unless met squarely by birth control, land reforms will only intensify China's agony.