Published online by Cambridge University Press: 24 April 2019
This special issue is based on papers given at Malthus: Food Land People, a conference held at Jesus College, Cambridge, and at the Centre for Research in Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, Cambridge, in June 2016. We are grateful to CRASSH and to the Master and Fellows of Jesus College, Cambridge, for their generous support of this meeting that considered the impact of a prominent Jesus student and Fellow.
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