Nineteenth Century US African-American and White Female Statures: Insight from US Prison Records

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Carson, Scott A.;
(2010)
  • Publisher: Munich: Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute (CESifo)
  • Subject: USA | Straftäter | I10 | I12 | Frauen | J16 | Farbige Bevölkerung | J15 | N00 | Industrialisierung | Anthropologie | Nineteenth Century US Black and White Female Statures | Weiße
    • jel: jel:I10 | jel:I12 | jel:J16 | jel:J15 | jel:N00
      ddc: ddc:330

Using a new source of 19th century state prison records, this study contrasts the biological living conditions of comparable US African-American and white female statures during economic development. Black and white female statures varied regionally, and white Southeast... View more
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