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Author Fogel, Robert William.

Title The escape from hunger and premature death, 1700-2100 : Europe, America, and the Third World / Robert William Fogel.

Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004.

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Description 1 online resource (xx, 191 pages) : illustrations.
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Series Cambridge studies in population, economy, and society in past time ; 38
Cambridge studies in population, economy, and society in past time ; 38.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-181) and index.
Summary A compelling new study from Nobel laureate Robert Fogel, examining health, nutrition and technology over the last three centuries and beyond. It will be essential reading for all those interested in economics, demography, history and health care policy.
Contents 1. The persistence of misery in Europe before 1900 -- 2. Why the twentieth century was so remarkable -- 3. Tragedies and miracles in the Third World -- 4. Prospects for the twenty-first century -- 5. Problems of equity in health care -- Postscript : how long can we live?
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Food supply -- History.
Malnutrition -- History.
Medical care -- History.
Mortality -- History.
Genre/Form Electronic book.
Electronic books.
History.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Fogel, Robert William. Escape from hunger and premature death, 1700-2100. Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004 (DLC) 2003069577
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