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Health and Welfare during Industrialization

Richard H. Steckel and Roderick Floud, editors

Published in January 1997 by University of Chicago Press
© 1997 by the National Bureau of Economic Research

NBER Program(s):DAE, HE

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466 pages
ISBN: 0-226-77156-3

Table of Contents

Front matter: Richard H. Steckel, Roderick Floud (p. -12 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: Richard H. Steckel, Roderick Floud (p. 1 - 16) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. The Standard of Living Debate in International Perspective: Measures and Indicators: Stanley L. Engerman (p. 17 - 46) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Long-Term Trends in Health, Welfare, and Economic Growth in the United States: Dora Costa, Richard H. Steckel (p. 47 - 90) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
3. Health, Height, and Welfare: Britain, 1700-1980: Roderick Floud, Bernard Harris (p. 91 - 126) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Was Industrialization Hazardous to Your Health? Not in Sweden!: Lars Sandberg, Richard H. Steckel (p. 127 - 160) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Economic Welfare and Physical Well-Being in France, 1750-1990: David Weir (p. 161 - 200) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Health and Welfare of Women in the United Kingdom, 1785-1920: Paul Johnson, Stephen Nicholas (p. 201 - 250) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Differential Structure, Differential Health: Industrialization in Japan, 1868-1940: Gail Honda (p. 251 - 284) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Heights and Living Standards in Germany, 1850-1939: The Case of Wurttemberg : Sophia Twarog (p. 285 - 330) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Paradoxes of Modernization and Material Well-Being in the Netherlands during the Nineteenth Century : J. W. Drukker, Vincent Tassenaar (p. 331 - 378) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. Height, Health, and Economic Growth in Australia, 1860-1940: Whitwell, Christine de Souza, Stephen Nicholas (p. 379 - 422) (bibliographic info) (download)
11. Conclusions: Richard H. Steckel, Roderick Floud (p. 423 - 450) (bibliographic info) (download)
Contributors: (p. 451 - 452) (bibliographic info) (download)
Author Index: (p. 453 - 460) (bibliographic info) (download)
Subject Index: (p. 461 - 465) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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