Le Statut Nutritionnel des Elèves de L'École Polytechnique
AbstractAbstract: Examines 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 17.
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Publication status: published in Histoire, Économie et Société, 1995, 14, 463-474
height; nutrition; France; 19th Century;
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- John Komlos, 1995. "Le statut nutritionnel des élèves de l'École Polytechnique," Histoire, économie & société, Programme National Persée, vol. 14(3), pages 463-477.
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