Living standards in the past new perspectives on well-being in Asia and Europe / edited by Robert C. Allen, Tommy Bengtsson, and Martin Dribe.

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Online Access:Electronic book from Proquest Ebook Central Academic Complete
Other Authors: Allen, Robert C., 1947- Bengtsson, Tommy. Dribe, Martin.
Format: Electronic eBook
Language:English
Published:Oxford ; New York : Oxford University, 2005.
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300 |a xxii, 472 p. :  |b ill. 
500 |a Includes index. 
505 0 |a Standards of living in eighteenth century China: regional differences, temporal trends, and incomplete evidence / Kenneth Pomeranz -- Farm labour productivity in Jiangnan, 1620-1850 / Li Bozhong -- Wages, inequality, and pre-industrial growth in Japan, 1727-1894 / Osamu Saito -- Agriculture, labour, and the standard of living in eighteenth-century India / Prasannan Parthasarathi -- Real wages in Europe and Asia: a first look at the long-term patterns / Robert C. Allen -- Sketching the rise of real inequality in early modern Europe / Philip T. Hoffman, David S. Jacks, Patricia A. Levin, and Peter H. Lindert -- What happened to the standard of living before the industrial revolution? new evidence from the western part of the Netherlands / Jan Luiten van Zanden -- Economic growth, human capital formation and consumption in Western Europe before 1800 / Jaime Reis -- Health and nutrition in the pre-industrial era: insights from a millennium of average heights in Northern Europe / Richard H. Steckel -- The burden of grandeur: physical and economic well-being of the Russian population in the eighteenth century / Boris Mironov -- Maternal mortality as an indicator of the standard of living in eighteenth and nineteenth century Slavonia / Eugene A. Hammel and Aaron Gullickson -- The standard of living in Denmark in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries / Hans Christian Johansen -- Short-term demographic changes in relation to economic fluctuations: the case of Tuscany during the pre-transitional period / Marco Breschi, Alessio Fornasin, and Giovanna Gonano -- New evidence on the standard of living in Sweden during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries: long-term development of the demographic response to short-term economic stress / Tommy Bengtsson and Martin Dribe -- Individuals and communities facing economic stress: a comparison of two rural areas in nineteenth century Belgium / Michel Oris, Muriel Neven, and George Alter -- Living standards in Liaoning, 1749-1909: evidence from demographic outcomes / James Z. Lee and Cameron D. Campbell -- Demographic responses to short-term economic stress in eighteenth and nineteenth century rural Japan: evidence from two northeastern villages / Noriko O. Tsuya and Satomi Kurosu. 
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