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Birth order and gender : differential parental investment in Medieval England and France in the eleventh, twelfth, and thirteenth centuries
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2020)
This dissertation addresses the question: will parents invest differently in their children based on gender and birth order? Using parental investment theory and four major sets of outcome variables--child survival, parental ...
Childhood epidemics and the demographic landscape of the Aland Archipelago
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2018)
Historically, the introduction of childhood diseases such as measles or smallpox resulted in the infection of nearly every susceptible individual in a community. While smallpox has long been considered the deadlier of the ...