We have seen that the demographics of the wizarding world resembles pre-industrial Britain between the late middle ages and the early modern period. I have discussed the burden of infectious diseases on wizarding society but traditionally disease is not the only problem facing pre-industrial societies.
Where death stalks the land, it does so in the twin forms of war and plague.
- Why we cannot assume that the Ministry is similar to a Muggle Government
- Why wizarding society is inherently unstable
- Why injustice is so widespread in wizarding society