Shrinking in a Growing Economy? The Mystery of Physical Stature during the Industrial Revolution
Reviews the evidence on early-industrial height cycles and shows why the economic transition put downward pressure on the nutritional status of the European and American populations.
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|Publication status:||published in Journal of Economic History, 1998, 58(3), 779-802|
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