Atmospheric Pollution, Health, and Height in Late Nineteenth Century Britain

In nineteenth century Britain atmospheric pollution from coal-fired industrialization was on the order of 50 times higher than today. Tim Hatton discusses the effects of these emissions on child development by analysing the heights on enlistment during WWI of men born in England and Wales in the 1890s.

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