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

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Subject: Food supply > History.
Malnutrition > History.
Medical care > History.
Mortality > History.
Life Expectancy > trends.
Diet > trends.
Mortality > trends.
Socioeconomic Factors.
Nutrition > Histoire.
Politique alimentaire.
Développement économique > Aspect nutritionnel.
Malnutrition > Histoire.
Aliments > Approvisionnement > Histoire.
Genre: Electronic book.
Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780511210570
  • ISBN: 0511210574
  • ISBN: 9780521808781
  • ISBN: 0521808782
  • ISBN: 9780521004886
  • ISBN: 0521004888
  • ISBN: 0511212348
  • ISBN: 9780511212345
  • ISBN: 0511214154
  • ISBN: 9780511214158
  • ISBN: 0511215940
  • ISBN: 9780511215940
  • ISBN: 9780511817649
  • ISBN: 0511817649
  • ISBN: 9786610515813
  • ISBN: 6610515816
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xx, 191 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Cambridge University Press, 2004.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 155-181) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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?
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.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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