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Working-class women's diet and pregnancy in the long nineteenth century

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What women ate, why, and its effect on their health and their offspring
Abstract:

Food historians have revealed that what constituted a working-class British woman's diet in the nineteenth century was quite different in calorific and nutritional content from what her family consumed. This work explores the nineteenth-century maternal diet and the effect this nutritional inequality had on the health of women and their infants. Divided into three sections, this dissertation deals with different aspects of nineteenth-century maternal nutrition. Section one explores the ninete...

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University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
St Hilda's College
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Department:
History Faculty
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Division:
HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
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Supervisor
Publication date:
2008
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Language:
English
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2010-02-03

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