Height, Health and History: Nutritional Status in the United Kingdom, 1750-1980by Roderick Floud, Kenneth Wachter, Annabel Gregory
Height, Health and History provides an invigorating statistical edge to many debates about the history of the human body itself.See more details below
Height, Health and History provides an invigorating statistical edge to many debates about the history of the human body itself.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Studies in Population, Economy and Society in Past Time Series, #9
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- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)
Table of Contents
List of figures; List of tables; Preface; 1. Height, nutritional status and the historical record; 2. Inference from military height data; 3. Inference from samples of military records; 4. Long-term trends in nutritional status; 5. Regional and occupational differentials in British heights; 6. Height, nutritional status and the environment; 7. Nutritional status and physical growth in Britain, 1750–1980; 8. Conclusions; Bibliography; Index.
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