`... a fine contribution ...' - Economic History Review
`... in highlighting the socio-economic difficulties inherent in gender and age, this book is a fine contribution ...' - Economic History Review
'... it offers valuable correctives on such issues as the impact of gender and family structure on the life cycle of poverty and so points out paths for further research.' :icholas Terpstra Luther College University of Regina
About the Author
John Henderson is Senior Research Fellow of Welcome Unit for the History of Medicine and Fellow of Wolfson College, both in the University of Cambridge. Richard Wall is Senior Researcher in the Faculty of History in the University of Cambridge and of the Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure.