ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Infant and Child Mortality during Famines in Late 19th and Early 20th Century India

The famine-epidemic relationship is an old one and subsumes several important issues. This paper attempts to infer regional variations of the extent of relative social protection and familial treatment to infants and children during subsistence crises that accompanied several famines in the late 19th and early 20th century in India.

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