The Nutritional Status of French Students
AbstractExamines the Physical Stature of The elite students attending the École Polytechnique military academy in the Early Nineteenth century. Concludes that their height was some 7 cm greater than that of average French youth their age.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics, University of Munich in its series Articles by John Komlos with number 16.
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Publication status: published in Journal of Interdisciplinary History, 1994, 24, 493-508
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height; nutrition; France; 19th Century;
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