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Humans have become much taller and heavier, and experience healthier and longer lives than ever before in human history. However it is only recently that historians, economists, human biologists and demographers have linked the changing size, shape and capability of the human body to economic and demographic change. This fascinating and groundbreaking book presents an acce ...more
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Published May 5th 2011 by Cambridge University Press (first published March 31st 2011)
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A thorough mix of economics, history, nutrition, and anthropology to look at the evolution of the human body in 300 years. A huge amount of research looks at how nutrition influences economic growth and vice versa.
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