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Published by Pinnacle Books in New York .
Written in English


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Subsequent eds. published under title Population doomsday.

Statementby Don Pendleton.
SeriesPinnacle Books ; P007N, Pinnacle books -- P007N.
The Physical Object
Pagination192 p. ;
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14181328M

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Get this from a library! population doomsday. [Don Pendleton] -- As the world gags and chokes on its own waste, the US President initiates a program that will save mankind from ecological disaster or doom him forever. For in the smog-dominated world of Domesday Book (/ ˈduːmzdeɪ / or US: / ˈdoʊmzdeɪ /; Latin: Liber de Wintonia "Book of Winchester ") is a manuscript record of the "Great Survey" of much of England and parts of Wales completed in by order of King William the Conqueror. The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle states: Then, at the midwinter [], was the king in Gloucester with Language(s): Medieval Latin. Domesday Book, the original record or summary of William I’s survey of England. By contemporaries the whole operation was known as “the description of England,” but the popular name Domesday—i.e., “doomsday,” when men face the record from which there is no appeal—was in general use by the midth. Domesday Book is a detailed survey and valuation of landed property in England at the end of the 11th century. The survey was ordered by William the Conqueror at Christmas and undertaken the following year. It records who held the land and how it was used, and also includes information on how this had changed since the Norman Conquest in.

Population. The total population of England in cannot be calculated accurately from Domesday for several reasons: only the heads of households are listed; major cities like London and Winchester were omitted completely; there are no records of nuns, monks, or people in castles. The population of England at the time of Domesday has been tentatively estimated at between 1¼ and 2 million. There are some towns and villages recorded in the Domesday Book, covering 40 of the old counties of England. The majority of these still exist in some form today. Click on a county name on the map to continue, or use the list of links below it. To see full names of counties hold your mouse over the name. Doomsday Book is a science fiction novel by American author Connie novel won both the Hugo and Nebula Awards, and was shortlisted for other awards. The title of the book refers to the Domesday Book of ; Kivrin Engle, the main character, says that her recording is "a record of life in the Middle Ages, which is what William the Conqueror's survey turned out to Author: Connie Willis. Publication: Population Doomsday Publication Record # ; Author: Don Pendleton; Date: Catalog ID: PN Publisher: Pinnacle Books; Price: $ Pages: Format: pb? Paperback. Typically 7" by " (18 cm by 11 cm) or smaller, though trimming errors can cause them to sometimes be slightly (less than 1/4 extra inch) taller.

  Domesday Book is one of the most famous documents in English history—and arguably in world available in one volume, here is the complete, authoritative translation from the original Latin, together with an index of places and a glossary of terms by: York was a settlement in Domesday Book, in the hundred of York, mentioned in the chapters for Devon, Nottinghamshire, Yorkshire and Lincolnshire. It had no recorded population (sometimes the case for large towns, as well as abandoned settlements), and is listed under 12 owners in Domesday Book. Loughborough was a settlement in Domesday Book, in the hundred of Goscote and the county of Leicestershire. It had a recorded population of 39 households in , putting it in the largest 20% of settlements recorded in Domesday. Thorough and concise, the Domesday book now provides historians with a detailed record of the state of the country during the mids. Questions ranged from the number of villagers in each village, the number of freemen and slaves living in each manor, the amount of woodland and pasture in each estate and even the number of ploughs owned by each landowner.