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Height of Runaway Apprentices and Military Deserters in Colonial and Early Republican America, 1726 – 1825

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Komlos, John (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München: Volkswirtschaftliche Fakultät, Seminar für Wirtschaftsgeschichte)
Publication Date
2006
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Historical Studies Data
Description
  • Abstract

    The study contains information about body hight of apprentices, which were run away and of deserters of colonial and early repbulican Northern America. The data were collected from advertisements, in which the refugees where described. Topics: Year, federal state in which the advertisements were published, the refugees´ birth year and birthplace (Germany, Irland, a region of the USA), the refugees´ residence, ethnic group, sex, age, body hight of the refugees.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1726 / 1825
Collection Mode
  • Newspaper-Articles in the USA
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Text Unit
    Number of Units: 38
    Number of Variables: 1122
Availability
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA8083 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Komlos, John: On the Biological Standard of Living of Eighteenth-Century Americans: Taller, Richer, Healthier. In: Research in Economic History, 20, 2001, S. 223 – 248.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-23

Komlos, John (2006): Datensammlung zur Körpergröße ausgerissener Lehrlinge und militärischer Deserteure im kolonialen und frühen republikanischen Nordamerika. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.8083