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  • The short biography and prefatory account . . . tell us much concerning the life and character of Professor Field but, unfortunately, do not adequately reveal why he became so intensely interested in population problems at a time when these problems called for but superficial and afterthoughtish treatment by most American economists.

    --Review of Essays on Population and Other Papers, in Ethics: an international journal of social, political, and legal philosophy 42: 486 (1932).

    April 11, 2009