What caused the mortality decline in Britain in the eighteenth century?
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Macfarlane, A. (2004). What caused the mortality decline in Britain in the eighteenth century? [Video file]. http://www.dspace.cam.ac.uk/handle/1810/583
A survey of the theories put forward to explain the extraordinary mortality decline in eighteenth century Britain, none of which is satisfactory. Having eliminated these, could the answer lie in the drinking habits of the British (and Japanese)?
epidemic, health, industrial revolution, slums, tea
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