Infant and Child Mortality in the Past

Synopsis

This volume examines the trends of early-age mortality across time and space and the methodological and theoretical problems inherent in such studies. The approach is interdisciplinary, with contributions from demography, biology, medicine, and economic and social history. The geographical range encompasses Europe, North America, Japan, and India.

Additional information

Includes content by:
  • Alfred Perrenoud
  • Catherine Rollet
  • Pier Paolo Viazzo
  • Robert Woods
  • George Alter
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Oxford
Publication year:
  • 1997