Impact of industrialization: comparative study of child health in four sites from medieval and postmedieval England (A.D. 850-1859).

@article{Lewis2002ImpactOI,
  title={Impact of industrialization: comparative study of child health in four sites from medieval and postmedieval England (A.D. 850-1859).},
  author={M. Lewis},
  journal={American journal of physical anthropology},
  year={2002},
  volume={119 3},
  pages={
          211-23
        }
}
  • M. Lewis
  • Published 2002
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • American journal of physical anthropology
The morbidity and mortality profiles of 831 non-adult skeletons from four contrasting sites in medieval and postmedieval England were compared to assess whether urbanization and later industrialization, had a detrimental effect on the health of the inhabitants. Failure in the population's ability to adapt to these environments should be evident in the higher rates of mortality, retarded growth, higher levels of stress, and a greater prevalence of metabolic and infectious disease in the urban… Expand
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