Changing Family Size in England and Wales: Place, Class and Demography, 1891-1911

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This volume is an important study in demographic history. Garrett, Rei d, Sch"urer and Szreter use techniques and approaches drawn from demog raphy, history and geography to explore the conditions under which dec lines in both infant mortality and fertility within marriage occurred in England and Wales between 1891 and 1911. Extensive use is made of p reviously unavailable census data drawn from thirteen communities in E ngland and Wales, particularly those from the 1911 "fertility" census. The book's sometimes surprising conclusions will be of interest to al l historians of Britain and of demography.
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Table of Contents

List of figures
List of tables
Preface and acknowledgements
1 Introduction 1
2 Locations for study 24
3 Studying locations 56
4 Infant and child mortality from the 1911 census 105
5 Fertility and fertility behaviour 1891-1911 210
6 The national picture 337
7 Class, place and demography: the mosaic of demographic change in England and Wales from Waterloo to the Great War 407
App. A The indirect estimation of infant and child mortality and related applications 441
App. B Choice of regression method 468
App. C The values of community-level variables for each sector 471
App. D The percentage of the population of each country living in each type of place, subdivided by environment, England and Wales, 1921 474
References 478
Index 501
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