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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Main Author: Berry, Stephen William (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [2022]
Description:1 online resource (xviii, 119 pages) : illustrations
Series:Book collections on Project MUSE.
Online Access:Available to Lehigh users via JSTOR
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