Vital accounts : quantifying health and population in eighteenth-century England and France / Andrea A. Rusnock.
Why did Europeans begin to count births and deaths? How did they collect the numbers and what did they do with them? Through a compelling comparative analysis, Vital Accounts charts the work of the physicians, clergymen and government officials who crafted the sciences of political and medical arith...
Cambridge University Press,
|Series:||Cambridge studies in the history of medicine.