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...

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Main Author: Rusnock, Andrea Alice, (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Series:Cambridge studies in the history of medicine.
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