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Archived Curricula Guide 2011–2012
Curricula Guide is archieved. Please refer to current Curricula Guides
TASOP3 Population History 0–10 ECTS
Organised by
Economic and Social History

Learning outcomes

To understand the basic features of the most important phenomena and research studies of economic and social history. Emphasis on the central and current problems of our time.


P2–P6 Perspectives into Economic and Social History, 20 ECTS: The courses P2-P6 consist of 20 ECTS altogether; one theme may consist of 10 ECTS at the most. Alternative literature or course may be negotiated with the teacher.

Theme P3: Population
(a) Population Development (5 ECTS)
(b) History of Health (5 ECTS)

Teaching language


Modes of study

Lectures and exercises, a book exam or an essay negotiated with the teacher in charge of the course. Alternative literature must be negotiated with the teacher as well.


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

(a) Population Development

Livi-Bacci, Massimo, A Concise History of World Population (1997 or later) and Koskinen, Seppo et al. (ed.), Suomen väestö (1994).

(b) History of Health

McNeill, W. H., Kansat ja kulkutaudit (2004, in English) and Harjula, Minna, Terveyden jäljillä (2007).

Belongs to following study modules

School of Social Sciences and Humanities
Economic and Social History, Basic Studies (Economic and Social History)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Social Sciences and Humanities