The Legacy of Malthus (1994)

Discusses Malthus's theories of population and the causes of poverty. As film contrasts the 19th century poor in Scotland with today's poor in India, it takes on the international ... See full summary »

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Deepa Dhanraj

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Chota Bai Chota Bai ... Herself
Gora Bai Gora Bai ... Herself
Gyarsi Bai Gyarsi Bai ... Herself
Sona Bai Sona Bai ... Herself
Teeja Bai Teeja Bai ... Herself
Tulsi Bai Tulsi Bai ... Herself
Mel Cobb Mel Cobb ... (voice)
Christopher Connor Christopher Connor ... Crofter
Leena Dhingra Leena Dhingra ... (voice)
Morgan Fairchild ... Herself (Population Institute, 1993) (archive footage)
Randal Herley Randal Herley ... (voice)
Charlton Heston ... Himself (Population Institute, 1993) (archive footage)
Thomas Malthus Thomas Malthus ... Himself (archive footage)
Howard E. Rollins Jr. ... Himself (Population Institute, 1993) (archive footage)
Raymond Ross Raymond Ross ... Lord Napier
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Discusses Malthus's theories of population and the causes of poverty. As film contrasts the 19th century poor in Scotland with today's poor in India, it takes on the international population "establishment", challenging the entrenched view that overpopulation alone is responsible for poverty and environmental destruction.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

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1994 (UK) See more »

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