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The Biological Standard of Living in Europe and America, 1700-1900: Studies in Anthropometric History

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One can think of the average height reached at a particular age by individuals as the historical record of their nutritional experience. Medical research has confirmed that nutritional status - and thus physical stature - is related to food consumption and therefore to family income, and therefore to wages and to prices and therefore to the standard of living. Thus, height can be used as a proxy for these economic variables, even if it is also affected by the population's degree of urbanization and disease experience. Why ...

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The Biological Standard of Living in Europe and America, 1700-1900: Studies in Anthropometric History
1995, Routledge

ISBN-13: 9780860784579

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