The Height and Weight of West Point Cadets: Dietary Change in Antebellum America
Examines the height and weight of West Point Cadets in the 19th Century and finds that their height was declining in the Antebellum Period. Confirms earlier findings based on Union Army soldiers. Finds also that the cadets were quite underweight by modern standards.
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Volume (Year): 47 (1987)
Issue (Month): 04 (December)
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