Corpus ID: 146702

Infant Mortality in Nineteenth Century Denmark

  title={Infant Mortality in Nineteenth Century Denmark},
  author={A. L{\o}kke},
ineteenth century Denmark experienced a growth in population more rapid than most other European countries. This growth was primarily based on a relative low infant and child mortality in the European context and an emigration rate lower than that of the other Scandinavian countries. Seen in this perspective, in a very concrete sense the future of the Danish nation was created in the nurseries. This study concentrates on mapping infant mortality in nineteenth century Denmark as an example of… Expand