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Human Demography and Disease

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Human Demography and Disease by Susan Scott
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Human Demography and Disease offers an interdisciplinary and integrated perspective on the relationship between historical populations and the dynamics of epidemiological processes. It brings the techniques of time-series analysis and computer matrix modelling to historical demography and geography to extract detailed information concerning the oscillations in births, deaths, migrations and epidemics from parish register and other data series and to build mathematical models of the population cycles. This book presents a new way of studying pre-industrial communities and explores the subtle, and hitherto undetected effects of fluctuating nutritional levels on mortality patterns and the dynamics of infectious diseases. It will be of interest to researchers, teachers and students in the fields of demography, anthropology, historical geography, social history, population biology and epidemiology.
Release date NZ
July 21st, 2005
Illustrations
141 b/w illus. 27 tables
Imprint
Cambridge University Press
Pages
372
Dimensions
152x228x21
ISBN-13
9780521017695
Product ID
2055682

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