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The demography of Victorian England and Wales, Robert Woods

Label
The demography of Victorian England and Wales
Title
The demography of Victorian England and Wales
Statement of responsibility
Robert Woods
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Demography of Victorian England and Wales uses the full range of nineteenth-century civil registration material to describe in detail for the first time the changing population history of England and Wales between 1837 and 1914. Its principal focus is the great demographic revolution which occurred during those years, especially the secular decline of fertility and the origins of the modern rise in life expectancy. But Robert Woods also considers the variable quality of the Victorian registration system; the changing role of what Robert Malthus termed the preventive check; variations in occupational mortality and the development of the twentieth-century class mortality gradient; and the effects of urbanisation associated with the significance of distinctive disease environments. The volume also illustrates the fundamental importance of geographical variations between urban and rural areas. This invaluable reference tool is lavishly illustrated with numerous tables, figures and maps, many of which are reproduced in full colour
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Woods, Robert
Dewey number
304.6/0942/09034
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HB3585
LC item number
.W66 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge studies in population, economy, and society in past time
Series volume
35
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • England
  • Wales
  • Great Britain
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Population
  • England
  • Great Britain
  • Wales
  • Bevolkingsontwikkeling
  • Engeland
  • Wales
  • Business & Economics
  • Demography
Label
The demography of Victorian England and Wales, Robert Woods
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 411-439) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Half-title -- Series-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Figures -- Tables -- Preface -- 1 Bricks without straw, bones without flesh -- True facts -- Systems -- Transitions -- Time and space -- 2 Vital statistics -- Contents of the Annual Reports -- The quality of registration -- Detection without correction -- 3 Whatever happened to the preventive check? -- The European marriage pattern in the nineteenth century -- Nuptiality patterns in England and Wales -- The effects of urbanisation, migration and occupational specialisation on nuptiality -- Local studies -- between pages 96 ... 97 -- The influence of marriage patterns on illegitimate fertility -- The Victorian marriage pattern and its antecedents -- 4 Family limitation -- Transition theory -- Social diffusion -- Contraceptive revolution? -- Coale and Trussell: stopping or spacing? -- Illegitimate fertility -- Demographic balance -- Preconditions -- Empirical relationships -- Why there are still no firm conclusions -- 5 The laws of vitality -- Age -- Farr's law -- 6 Mortality by occupation and social group -- The official reporting of occupational mortality in Victorian England -- Mortality among occupations -- The social class gradient of male mortality ... the interplay of occupational, economic, environmental and selective factors -- 7 The origins of the secular decline of childhood mortality -- The characteristics of childhood mortality in Victorian England and Wales -- The childhood mortality problem: contemporary and recent approaches -- Fertility and infant mortality -- Poverty, female education, fertility and childhood mortality -- Some preliminary conclusions -- 8 Places and causes -- Causes of death -- Crowding -- Water -- Air -- Phthisis -- Composite disease environments -- The McKeown interpretation further confounded -- 9 The demographic consequences of urbanisation -- 10 The transformation of the English and other demographic regimes -- 11 Conclusions and unresolved conundrums -- Bibliography
Control code
52561118
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxv, 447 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511031021
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (some color).
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • ebl144772
  • 6a406f5b-8d61-46d6-bbbd-80df5f1c19ce
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52561118
Label
The demography of Victorian England and Wales, Robert Woods
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 411-439) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Half-title -- Series-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Figures -- Tables -- Preface -- 1 Bricks without straw, bones without flesh -- True facts -- Systems -- Transitions -- Time and space -- 2 Vital statistics -- Contents of the Annual Reports -- The quality of registration -- Detection without correction -- 3 Whatever happened to the preventive check? -- The European marriage pattern in the nineteenth century -- Nuptiality patterns in England and Wales -- The effects of urbanisation, migration and occupational specialisation on nuptiality -- Local studies -- between pages 96 ... 97 -- The influence of marriage patterns on illegitimate fertility -- The Victorian marriage pattern and its antecedents -- 4 Family limitation -- Transition theory -- Social diffusion -- Contraceptive revolution? -- Coale and Trussell: stopping or spacing? -- Illegitimate fertility -- Demographic balance -- Preconditions -- Empirical relationships -- Why there are still no firm conclusions -- 5 The laws of vitality -- Age -- Farr's law -- 6 Mortality by occupation and social group -- The official reporting of occupational mortality in Victorian England -- Mortality among occupations -- The social class gradient of male mortality ... the interplay of occupational, economic, environmental and selective factors -- 7 The origins of the secular decline of childhood mortality -- The characteristics of childhood mortality in Victorian England and Wales -- The childhood mortality problem: contemporary and recent approaches -- Fertility and infant mortality -- Poverty, female education, fertility and childhood mortality -- Some preliminary conclusions -- 8 Places and causes -- Causes of death -- Crowding -- Water -- Air -- Phthisis -- Composite disease environments -- The McKeown interpretation further confounded -- 9 The demographic consequences of urbanisation -- 10 The transformation of the English and other demographic regimes -- 11 Conclusions and unresolved conundrums -- Bibliography
Control code
52561118
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxv, 447 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511031021
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (some color).
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • ebl144772
  • 6a406f5b-8d61-46d6-bbbd-80df5f1c19ce
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)52561118

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