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Author Cuff, Timothy.

Title The hidden cost of economic development : the biological standard of living in antebellum Pennsylvania / Timothy Cuff.

Published Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2004]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  339.4209748 CUFF MJ17    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvii, 277 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Modern economic and social history.
Modern economic and social history series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The 'antebellum puzzle' in Pennsylvania -- Historical anthropometrics -- Trade, economic restructuring, and physical stature variation -- Antebellum Pennsylvania, a test environment for the biological effects of market integration -- Variation and trends in the stature of antebellum Pennsylvanians.
Subject Cost and standard of living -- Pennsylvania -- History -- 19th century.
Stature -- Pennsylvania -- History -- 19th century.
Pennsylvania -- Economic conditions -- 19th century.
ISBN 0754641198 (alk. paper)