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ERIC Number: EJ458454
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0882-228X
Anthropometric History: What Is It?
Komlos, John
OAH Magazine of History, v6 n4 p3-5 Spr 1992
Describes the contributions of anthropometric history to the understanding of standards of living in the past. Defines anthropometric history as a methodology that uses body height as a proxy measure for economic variables determining how well the human organism thrives in its socioeconomic environment. Suggests that anthropometric methodology contributes to both social and economic history. (DK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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