Nutrition and Economic Development in the Eighteenth-Century Habsburg Monarchy: An Anthropometric History

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John Komlos examines the industrial expansion of Austria from a fresh viewpoint and develops a new model for the industrial revolution. By integrating recent advances in the study of human biology and nutrition as they relate to physical stature, population growth, and levels of economic development, he reveals an intense Malthusian crisis in the Habsburg lands during the second half of the eighteenth century. At that time food shortages brought about by the accelerated population growth of the 1730s forced the government ...

Nutrition and Economic Development in the Eighteenth-Century Habsburg Monarchy: An Anthropometric History 2016, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

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Nutrition and Economic Development in the Eighteenth-Century Habsburg Monarchy: An Anthropometric History 2014, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

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Nutrition and Economic Development in the Eighteenth-Century Habsburg Monarchy: An Anthropometric History 1989, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

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