Shrinking in a Growing Economy? The Mystery of Physical Stature during the Industrial Revolution

  title={Shrinking in a Growing Economy? The Mystery of Physical Stature during the Industrial Revolution},
  author={John Komlos},
  journal={The Journal of Economic History},
  pages={779 - 802}
  • J. Komlos
  • Published 1 September 1998
  • Economics, History
  • The Journal of Economic History
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