Introduction to the course

Introduction to the - /Int roduction to the course M.6.29.09 The Period o o 1750-1917 era dominated by Europe and the West 1890-1900-1913 o o o o

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//Introduction to the course// M.6.29.09 The Period o 1750-1917, era dominated by Europe and the West. o 1890-1900-1913 Expectation of life grows from 30 years old to 50 years old There had never been that range of mortality. This is huge deal. Life was now very different. The Theme o History of events and ideas that have helped shape the modern world Old Regime o Social, political, economic factors. o DEATH…at an early age. o Vital Statistics: Figures for Sweden, 1778-82 Probability of dying by age 1 (male): 19.7% Life expectancy at birth (male): 35.9 Probability of dying by age 1 (female): 17.7% Life expectancy at birth (female): 38.5 Largest segment of population (both genders): ages 1-4 Figures for Sweden, 1913-17 Probability of dying by age 1 (male): 5.5% Life expectancy at birth (male): 57 Probability of dying by age 1 (female): 4.3% Life expectancy at birth (female): 59.6 Largest segment of population (both genders): ages 1-4
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This note was uploaded on 07/26/2009 for the course MMW 656386 taught by Professor Cassedy during the Summer '09 term at UCSD.

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Introduction to the - /Int roduction to the course M.6.29.09 The Period o o 1750-1917 era dominated by Europe and the West 1890-1900-1913 o o o o

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