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Cambridge Public Health

 

Historical Demography of Ageing and longevity determinants; epidemiological transitions in Western Europe 1600-1945 with particular reference to the processes of urbanization; the English Poor Law and epidemiological change in comparative international context.
Part of the Cambridge Group for the History of Population and Social Structure

Publications from Elements

Journal articles

2020

  • Wrigley, EA. and Smith, R., 2020. Malthus and the Poor Law Historical Journal, v. 63
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1017/S0018246X19000177
  • 2015

  • Smith, RM., 2015. Malthus: The Life and Legacies of an Untimely Prophet JOURNAL OF BRITISH STUDIES, v. 54
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1017/jbr.2015.72
  • 2013

  • NEWTON, G. and Smith, RM., 2013. CONVERGENCE OR DIVERGENCE? MORTALITY IN LONDON, ITS SUBURBS AND ITS HINTERLAND BETWEEN 1550 AND 1700. Annales de Demographie Historique,
  • 2010

  • Smith, RM. and Tadmor, N., 2010. Kinship in Britain and beyond from the early modern to the present: introduction CONTINUITY CHANGE, v. 25
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1017/S0268416010000044
  • 1983

  • SMITH, RM., 1983. ON PUTTING THE CHILD BEFORE THE MARRIAGE - REPLY POPUL DEV REV, v. 9
  • 1982

  • SMITH, RM., 1982. LIFE, MARRIAGE AND DEATH IN A MEDIEVAL PARISH - ECONOMY, SOCIETY AND DEMOGRAPHY IN HALESOWEN 1270-1400 - RAZI,Z J HIST GEOGR, v. 8
  • 1981

  • SMITH, RM., 1981. CRISIS AND DEVELOPMENT - AN ECOLOGICAL CASE-STUDY OF THE FOREST OF ARDEN, 1570-1674 - SKIPP,VHT J HIST GEOGR, v. 7
  • SMITH, RM., 1981. FERTILITY, ECONOMY, AND HOUSEHOLD FORMATION IN ENGLAND OVER 3 CENTURIES POPUL DEV REV, v. 7
  • SMITH, RM., 1981. RECONSTRUCTING HISTORICAL COMMUNITIES - MACFARLANE,A J HIST GEOGR, v. 7
  • SMITH, RM., 1981. TUSCANS AND THEIR FAMILIES - A STUDY OF THE FLORENTINE CADASTRE OF 1427 - FRENCH - HERLIHY,D, KLAPISCHZUBER,C J FAM HIST, v. 6
  • 1979

  • SMITH, RM., 1979. ECONOMY OF EUROPE IN AN AGE OF CRISIS, 1600-1750 - VRIES,JD J HIST GEOGR, v. 5
  • SMITH, RM., 1979. KIN AND NEIGHBORS IN A 13TH-CENTURY SUFFOLK COMMUNITY J FAM HIST, v. 4
  • SMITH, RM., 1979. SOME REFLECTIONS ON THE EVIDENCE FOR THE ORIGINS OF THE EUROPEAN MARRIAGE PATTERN IN ENGLAND SOCIOL REV MONOGR,
  • 1976

  • Smith, RM., 1976. Communities and social contacts in the past Journal of Historical Geography, v. 2
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.1016/0305-7488(76)90081-5
  • SMITH, RM., 1976. HIDDEN FRONTIER - ECOLOGY AND ETHNICITY IN AN ALPINE VALLEY - COLE,JW AND WOLF,ER J HIST GEOGR, v. 2
  • 1975

  • SMITH, RM., 1975. EARLY GROWTH OF EUROPEAN ECONOMY - WARRIORS AND PEASANTS FROM 7TH-CENTURY TO 12TH-CENTURY - DUBY,G J HIST GEOGR, v. 1
  • SMITH, RM., 1975. RISE OF WESTERN WORLD - NEW ECONOMIC HISTORY - NORTH,DC AND THOMAS,RP J HIST GEOGR, v. 1
  • Book chapters

    2017

  • Smith, RM., 2017. Contrasting Susceptibility to famine in the early fourteenth- and late sixteenth-century: the significance of the late medieval social structural and village governmental changes
  • 2015

  • Smith, RM., 2015. Dearth and Local Political Responses: 1280-1325 and 1580-1596/7 compared
  • 2012 (No publication date)

  • Smith, RM., 2012 (No publication date). Measuring adult mortality in an age of plague
  • 2012

  • Smith, RM., 2012. Reassessing Josaiah Russell's Measurements of Late Medieval Mortality using the Inquisitions Post Mortem
  • Solar, PM. and Smith, RM., 2012. An Old Poor Law for the New Europe? Reconciling Local Solidarity with Labour Mobility in Early Modern England
    Doi: http://doi.org/10.5871/bacad/9780197263471.003.0017
  • 2011

  • Smith, RM., 2011. Social security as a developmental institution? The relative efficacy of poor relief under the English Old Poor Law