The development of infant mortality in Iceland, 1800-1920

  title={The development of infant mortality in Iceland, 1800-1920},
  author={Loftur Guttormsson and {\'O}l{\"o}f Garðarsd{\'o}ttir},
  journal={Hygiea Internationalis : An Interdisciplinary Journal for The History of Public Health},


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Spatial variation in non-marital fertility across Europe in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries: recent trends, persistence of the past, and potential future pathways

This article investigates spatiotemporal variation in non-marital fertility across Europe over the last 100 years. In the first 50 years of this period, non-marital fertility was generally declining,

Women’s Health in the Post-menopausal Age

An evolutionary analysis of trends provides a valuable perspective on how the health consequences of an extended post-reproductive life span for modern women are affected by changes in culture that have outpaced biological evolution.

Life on the Edge of the Arctic: The Bioarchaeology of the Keldudalur Cemetery in Skagafjörður, Iceland

Burials were examined from the late Viking Age early medieval Christian cemetery at the farm of Keldudalur in the Skagafjorður region, Northern Iceland. The cemetery likely served a single household

A Family Revisited: The Medieval Household Cemetery of Keldudalur, North Iceland

In 2002 a previously unknown 11th-century Christian cemetery came to light during construction work at the modern-day farm of Keldudalur in the Hegranes area, north Iceland. When the cemetery was