Chapter 13. Seasonality

  1. Susan Scott and
  2. Christopher J. Duncan

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774489.ch13

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) Seasonality, in Demography and Nutrition: Evidence from Historical and Contemporary Populations, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774489.ch13

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:

  • seasonality;
  • fodder;
  • western world;
  • homeothermy;
  • pregnancy

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Astrology

  • Seasonality of births

  • Seasonality of infant deaths in developing countries

  • Seasonality of baptisms in England, 1613-30

  • Seasonality of baptisms at Penrith, Cumbria, 1600-1800

  • Seasonality of baptisms in England, 1600-1800

  • Seasonality of neonatal mortality in pre-industrial England

  • Seasonality of abortions and stillbirths