Tawney Lecture 2013: Weighty Matters: Anthropometrics, Gender and Health Inequality in History
Authors/Speakers/Subjects: Dr Deborah Oxley
Published Date: 24 Jul 2013
Duration: 70 minutes, 30 seconds
Deborah Oxley examines health and gender inequality in Britain’s industrial revolution. She shows how human stature, weight and body mass were shaped by the economy, and in turn shaped history.