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Author Mironov, B. N. (Boris Nikolaevich)

Title The standard of living and revolutions in Russia, 1700-1917 / Boris Mironov
Published New York, NY : Routledge, 2012

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Description 1 online resource
Series Routledge explorations in economic history ; 55
Routledge explorations in economic history ; 55.
Contents Living standards in imperial Russia as portrayed in domestic and foreign historiography -- Historical anthropometrics : goals, biological foundations, methodology -- The sources of anthropometric data : representativeness, accuracy, and homogeneity -- Biological status : the eighteenth century -- Biological status : the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries -- The geography of russian biological status -- Consumption, health, and biological status -- Wages and prices in Russia from the eighteenth to the early twentieth century -- Contemporary observations on the population's standard of living -- The modernization of russia and the well-being of the population -- Conclusion
Summary This is the first full-scale anthropometric history of Imperial Russia (1700-1917). It mobilizes an immense volume of archival material to chart the growth, weight, and other anthropometric indicators of the male and female populations in order to chart how the standard of living in Russia changed over slightly more than two centuries. It draws on a wide range of data-statistics on agricultural production, taxation, prices and wages, nutrition, and demography-to draw conclusions on the dynamics in the standard of living over this long period of time. The economic, social, and political inte
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Body size -- Russia -- Statistics
Anthropometry -- Russia -- History -- 18th century
Anthropometry -- Russia -- History -- 19th century
Anthropometry -- Russia -- History -- 20th century
Russians -- Anthropometry
Anthropometry
Body size
Economic history
Russians -- Anthropometry
Russia -- Economic conditions -- Sources
Russia
Genre/Form Electronic books
History
Sources
Statistics
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0415608546
9780415608541
9781136315206
1136315209
9780203119440
0203119444
9781136315152
1136315152
9781136315190
1136315195
9781138808423
1138808423
Other Titles Blagosostoi︠a︡nie naselenii︠a︡ i revoli︠u︡t︠s︡ii v imperskoĭ Rossii. English