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Escape from Hunger and Premature Death, 1700-2100 Europe, America, and the Third World

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ISBN-10: 0521808782

ISBN-13: 9780521808781

Edition: 2003

Authors: Robert William Fogel, Jan De Vries, Paul Johnson, Richard Smith, Keith Wrightson

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In this series of Robert Fogel's Ellen McArthur lectures, Professor Fogel explains the importance of nutrition in economic history. He discusses the use of evidence of life expectancy and physical stature to examine broad themes in modern history, and to highlight the need for public policy debate.
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Book details

List price: $113.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 5/24/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 216
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Paul Johnson lives in London.

Richard Smith is a specialist in organisational development related people development issues and has enjoyed a number of senior roles for a range of blue chip organizations including Dixon Group and Lloyds Bank. Currently running his own consultancy Richard Smith Associates, he works with clients as diverse as Unilever, GKN, Nestle, Mars and Harvard Business School. The Chief Examiner for APMG Change Management products and lead author of the first global Change Management Body of Knowledge for the Change Management Institute, he is also a Fellow of the CIPD.

Keith Wrightsonis the TownsendProfessor of History at Yale University and the author ofEarthly Necessities: Economic Lives in Early Modern Britain. He lives in Guilford, CT.

List of figures
List of tables
Preface
Acknowledgments
The persistence of misery in Europe before 1900
Why the twentieth century was remarkable
Tragedies and miracles in the Third World
Prospects for the twenty-first century
Problems of equity in health care; Postscript: how long can we live?
Appendix
Glossary of technical terms
Biographical notes
References