|Title||Welfare Trends Among the Yoruba in the Early Nineteenth Century: The Anthropometric Evidence|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||1990|
|Journal||The Journal of Economic History|
|Keywords||History, Nutrition, Social conditions & trends|
The relationship between the stature of the Yoruba and social structures is discussed. The Yoruba were taller in the 19th century due to a superior nutritional status made possible by Yoruba towns.