Health and historical demography

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Abstract

This chapter explores the relevance of work in anthropometric history and the history of sickness to the study of historical demography. The book in which it appears has been commissioned by the Europeam Society for Historical Demography in advance of its second conference.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUpside and down and inside out
Subtitle of host publicationThe Future of Historical Demography
EditorsKoen Matthijs, Saskia Hin, Jan Kok, Hideko Matsuo
Place of PublicationLeuven
Pages67-69
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 21 Sep 2016

Keywords

  • height
  • health
  • sickness
  • historical demgraphy

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Harris, B. (2016). Health and historical demography. In K. Matthijs, S. Hin, J. Kok, & H. Matsuo (Eds.), Upside and down and inside out: The Future of Historical Demography (pp. 67-69).