This paper reviews the debate over the amount of food which was available for human consumption in England and Wales during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. It presents new data on the number of calories derived from Irish imports and includes new calculations on the size distribution of calories within the British population.
|Number of pages||14|
|Journal||Scientia Danica, Series H, Humanistica|
|Publication status||Published - 31 Jan 2016|
- food availability
- eighteenth century
- nineteenth century
- economic development