How did poverty affect diet and health in 19th century England?

11 October 2017

Far from being a modern issue, the relationship between poverty, diet and health has been a matter of concern for many centuries. Dr Carl Griffin, Reader in Historical Geography at the University of Sussex, sheds light on how much harder it was for the poor to maintain an adequate diet before the welfare system was founded in a free, public lecture as part of the University of Winchester’s Centre for Medical History seminar series.

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