Chapter 11. The Amelioration of Infant Mortality in Rural England

  1. Susan Scott and
  2. Christopher J. Duncan

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774489.ch11

Demography and Nutrition: Evidence from Historical and Contemporary Populations

Demography and Nutrition: Evidence from Historical and Contemporary Populations

How to Cite

Scott, S. and Duncan, C. J. (2002) The Amelioration of Infant Mortality in Rural England, in Demography and Nutrition: Evidence from Historical and Contemporary Populations, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774489.ch11

Author Information

  1. School of Biological Sciences University of Liverpool, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 MAY 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632059836

Online ISBN: 9780470774489

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Keywords:

  • rural parishes;
  • mortality rates;
  • infant burials;
  • intestinal diseases;
  • alcester

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Infant mortality in rural Shropshire, 1561-1810

  • Infant mortality in England, 1550-1849

  • The 26 rural parishes studied by Wrigley et al.

  • Infant mortality rates in France in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries

  • The population boom after 1750

  • Effects of nutrition on steady-state population dynamics

  • Infant mortality in nineteenth and twentieth century England