The physical stature of Jewish men in the German Principality of Salm, 1802-1807
AbstractUsing information from passports, we show that average height of Jewish men in the German Principality of Salm in 1802-1807 was about 155.4cm, and thus well below the contemporary European average.
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Volume (Year): 7 (2009)
Issue (Month): 1 (March)
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- John Komlos, 2007. "Anthropometric evidence on economic growth, biological well-being and regional convergence in the Habsburg Monarchy, c. 1850–1910," Cliometrica, Journal of Historical Economics and Econometric History, Association Française de Cliométrie (AFC), vol. 1(3), pages 211-237, October.
- Bolgár, Dániel, 2013. "Wealthier Jews, taller Gentiles: Inequality of income and physical stature in fin-de-siècle Hungary," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 11(4), pages 433-435.
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