1858 Contributions to Vital Statistics: A Development of the Rate of Mortality and the Laws of Sickness, From Original and Extensive Data, with an Inquiry into the Influence of Locality, Occupations, and Habits of Life on Health; An Analytical View of Railway Accidents and an Investigation into the Progress of Crime in England and Wales.
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With particular emphasis given to the influence of occupations, lifestyle, and habituation on health in England and Wales, in addition to a comprehensive study of railway accidents and progress of crime. In writing this work, Neison obtained returns from several thousand societies and compiled this extensive research work for four years. His paper on the subject was first read before the Statistical Society on the 17th of March 1845, and the paper was lauded as the most valuable contribution to the laws of sickness and morality that had hitherto appeared. A fascinating mid-nineteenth century work on statistics in relation to health and morality. A third edition copy. Whilst the binding of this copy is loosening and failed in places, it is collated complete.
In the publisher's original cloth binding with blind stamped decoration to the boards, and gilt stamped title to spine. Externally heavily worn with bumping to extremities and rubbing and marking to boards. Cloth to joints split with back strip detached but present. Chipping and slight loss to head of spine, with small closed tear. Hinges weak, split and showing cords. Boards may detach with further handling. Binding tender and loosening with the division detached but present. Internally firmly bound. Pages very bright and clean throughout.
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