A Matter of Privilege: Infant Mortality in the Garrison Town of Gibraltar, 1870-1899

  title={A Matter of Privilege: Infant Mortality in the Garrison Town of Gibraltar, 1870-1899},
  author={L. Sawchuk and S. Burke and Janet Padiak},
  journal={Journal of Family History},
  pages={399 - 429}
The British colony of Gibraltar offers an opportunity to compare the infant mortality rates of the civilian and military populations inhabiting a small-scale urban setting from 1870 to 1899. Both groups shared the same poor-quality housing, the same sanitary infrastructure, and the same environmental inseparability. Sufficient water supply, in particular, proved to be a daily struggle for the families living on the Rock. Privilege for the military meant that service families had preferential… Expand
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