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.

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