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Secular Evolution in Brussels Between 1960 and 1980

  • M. Vercauteren
  • C. Susanne
  • R. Orban
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Abstract

In many industrial countries — Belgium among them — a secular evolution to higher stature and weight has often been observed (Eveleth and Tanner, 1976; Chamla, 1964). In recent years, some observers suggest however that these processes may be coming to a halt (Bakwin, 1964; Damon, 1968, 1974).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Vercauteren
    • 1
  • C. Susanne
    • 1
  • R. Orban
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire d’Anthropologie et de génétique humaineUniversité Libre de BruxellesBelgium

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