Population Trends: The Eighteenth Century and Earlier

  • Published 2001 in Medical History. Supplement


The proper study of mankind is man.' In its early years angina pectoris was for the most part an affliction of middle-aged and elderly men, almost exclusively a complaint of the affluent and a "British disease".2 It was first reported in 1768 and became prevalent by the 1770s, a time when the population of England was growing rapidly and its expectation of… (More)


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@article{2001PopulationTT, title={Population Trends: The Eighteenth Century and Earlier}, author={}, journal={Medical History. Supplement}, year={2001}, pages={28 - 43} }