The Escape from Hunger and Premature Death, 1700-2100: Europe, America, and the Third Worldby Robert William Fogel
In this study, first published in 2004, Nobel laureate Robert Fogel examines health, nutrition and technology over the last three centuries.See more details below
In this study, first published in 2004, Nobel laureate Robert Fogel examines health, nutrition and technology over the last three centuries.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Studies in Population, Economy and Society in Past Time Series, #38
- Product dimensions:
- 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.63(d)
Table of Contents
List of figures; List of tables; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. The persistence of misery in Europe before 1900; 2. Why the twentieth century was remarkable; 3. Tragedies and miracles in the Third World; 4. Prospects for the twenty-first century; 5. Problems of equity in health care; Postscript: how long can we live?; Appendix; Glossary of technical terms; Biographical notes; References.
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