Count the dead coroners, quants, and the birth of death as we know it /

"The global doubling of human life expectancy between 1850 and 1950 is arguably one of the most consequential developments in human history, undergirding massive improvements in human life and lifestyles. In 1850, Americans died at an average age of 30. Today, the average is almost 80. This sto...

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Author / Creator: Berry, Stephen William (Author)
Format: Electronic eBook
Imprint: Chapel Hill : The University of North Carolina Press, [2022]
Series:Steven and Janice Brose lectures in the Civil War era.
Online Access:Available in Books at JSTOR: Demand-Driven Acquisition.