Health, Height and Welfare: Britain 1700-1980

Roderick Floud, Bernard Harris

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    Abstract

    This paper reviews the evidence regarding the main trends in the height of the British population since the early eighteenth century
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationCambridge
    Number of pages65
    Publication statusPublished - 1996

    Publication series

    NameNBER Working Paper Series on Historical Factors in Long-Run Growth
    PublisherNBER
    Volume87

    Keywords

    • health
    • height
    • welfare
    • britain
    • 1700-1980

    Cite this

    Floud, R., & Harris, B. (1996). Health, Height and Welfare: Britain 1700-1980. (NBER Working Paper Series on Historical Factors in Long-Run Growth; Vol. 87).