Nutrition, Population Growth and the Industrial Revolution in England
AbstractArgues that the improvements in nutritional status of the English population in the 1730s was instrumental in the demographic and industrial revolution that started a generation later when those birth cohorts reached adulthood.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Department of Economics, University of Munich in its series Articles by John Komlos with number 26.
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Publication status: published in Social Science History, 1990, 14, 69-91
Nutrition; Population Growth; Industrial Revolution;
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