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Health in medieval and early modern Norway: a comparative analysis of the impact of social, economic and environmental change on skeletal remains

Cairns, Allison Mary

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The medieval and early modern periods in Norway and Europe were characterised by economic, social and environmental change. In particular, famines, epidemics, economic decline and climate change had effects on agriculture, population size, subsistence and health. The impact of environmental and social variables on human health has become increasingly prominent in the research literature. This research contributes to a broader understanding of the interactions...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/111076

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